Double-Goal Coach Job Description
A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.
Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
PCA Advisory Board Member Marcia McDermott shares the strategies she uses to help athletes learn leadership.
AYSO expert: choosing the level of play should depend on the player's readiness, not the parents' desires
AYSO expert: Coaches should involve players' parents from the start and communicate clearly and consistently
Script To Sportsmanship: Honoring the Game
Sample language coaches can use to introduce the concept of Honoring the Game, PCA's code for sportsmanship.
Drawing The Line Between Strategy And Rule Bending
Decisions on play strategy should reflect team/organizational values and culture.
Marc Trestman On Hazing
Find out how NFL coach Marc Trestman defines "hazing" and why it is unacceptable on his team.
Marc Trestman On Preventing Hazing
Learn how NFL Coach Marc Trestman persuades his players to prevent hazing.
The Ethics of Flopping
Award-winning coach and philosophy author Jack Bowen explores the morality of "flopping" in sports.
Framing Pitches in Baseball: Ethical or Not?
Find out what coach and philosophy teacher Jack Bowen says about the ethics of framing pitches in baseball.
Sportsmanship Through Shared Meals
Spend time with opponents outside of competition to help your athletes learn perspective and respect.
The Real Meaning Of Respecting Rules And Showing Good Sportsmanship
Coach your athletes to play as hard as they can within the rules.