Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
Parents Need To Stop Trophy-Chasing And Let Their Kids Learn
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Ken Ravizza: How To Help Athletes Be Their Best Even On Off Days
Peak performance consultant Ken Ravizza discusses how athletes can still contribute even on their off days.
Helicopter, Snowplow, And Curling Parents Aren't Teaching Resiliency
"Nobody is going to sweep the ice for you" when life gets challenging as an adult, Carol Dweck explains.
Growth Mindset Quotes From Carol Dweck
Read these top quotes from PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck on having a Growth Mindset.
Top 10 Tips For Sports Parents
Carol Dweck, author of Mindset, offers these 10 tips for all sports parents to inspire and motivate their kid.
How Coaches Can Reduce The Stress Levels Of Their Athletes
This PCA podcast features Candace Hogue, a doctoral candidate in Health Education & Psychology at Kansas.
New Year's Resolutions for Youth And High School Athletes
In case you have not made (or kept!) any New Year’s Resolutions, we suggest some that will help you improve!
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?