Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
Coaches Can Set The Tone For The Season With A Parent-Only Potluck
In this meeting, coaches can set expectations, as Hoyt does in her own pre-season parent potluck.
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."
Athletes Remember Life Lessons And Experiences More Than They Do Winning
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.
Major League Baseball star Curtis Granderson says finding the balance is key to avoiding burnout.
Single-Goal Leader Self-Assessment
Evaluate your deployment of the tactics PCA prescribes for school and youth sports organization leaders.
Sports Parents: Let Kids Be Kids
Award winning Multi-sport Coach Marion Jones advises parents on how kids gain from sports.
Honor Coaches With Nominations For Coaching Awards
Reward deserving coaches by nominating them for PCA's Double-Goal Coach Award!
How Youth Athletes Grow When Coaches And Parents Let Go
US Lacrosse's Wendell Lee suggests taking a step back to leave room for young athletes to learn and grow.
Maintaining Support For A Coach During A Losing Season
It can be tough to continue to support a coach during a losing season. Here are 6 tips on how.