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
Jim Sochor's Core Team Values
Former UC Davis Football Coach talks about how he got the most out of players.
George Karl: Emphasizing Positive Energy
Long-time NBA Coach George Karl on the balance between maintaining positive energy and the need to correct.
This form is for coaches and administrators to share with parents, pledging positive fan behavior.
Using The Quiet Drill To Teach Communication
Watch how temporarily preventing players from communicating can show the importance of being vocal.
How To Deliver Halftime Feedback
A youth coach explains the importance of halftime and how he provides guidelines and feedback to his players.
How To Use Non-Traditional Stats And Keep Everyone Involved
See how you can keep all players engaged, while recognizing players for non-traditional contributions.
Youth Sports As A Development Zone: Jim Thompson At TEDxFargo
PCA Founder gives a passionate presentation on the state of youth sports and how we can improve the culture.
Rick Davis On Coaches Correcting Players
Former pro soccer player Rick Davis advises coaches on balancing praise and criticism for their players.