Double-Goal Coach Job Description
A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.
Good coaches get players into the game.
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
Working Mother-Coaches in Youth Sport: Beyond the Worker-Mother Identity
Mothers already have interpersonal qualities required for effective coaching that is less natural for others.
How Coaches Can Learn Quickly When Put In A New Coaching Position
One of the things I’ve noticed that truly great coaches have in common is that they are insatiable learners.
4 Ways Assistant Coaches Can Help Their Head Coach Be More Positive
Talk to the coach in private during a calm time to let him know how his behavior affects you and the players.
Top 10 Positive Coaching Videos
Doc Rivers, Steve Kerr, and others give first-in-class insights and advice on coaching in these top 10 videos.
How A Texas Football Team Showed Respect In Crunchtime
For all coaches & athletes in similar situations, this is an example of how to put sportsmanship into action.
Single-Goal Leader Self-Assessment
Evaluate your deployment of the tactics PCA prescribes for school and youth sports organization leaders.
Double-Goal Coach® Self-Assessment
Evaluate your pursuit of wins and the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports.