Jeffrey Marx: Sport Does Not Automatically Build Character, But It Can
Jeffrey Marx, the author of Season of Life, explains how youth sports can reinforce and teach life lessons.
"Fun" Is Different For Every Athlete, And Changes With Age
We’ve seen a lot of athletes quit sports because of practices or teams that just aren’t enjoyable.
See a PCA experts opinion on whether coaches should punish athletes with running for poor performance.
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
First, think about encouraging your daughter to help her coach understand her play, personality, and learning.
Coaches Avoid Recruiting Players That Let Parents Speak For Them
Anne Walker on how important it is for recruits to speak for themselves when meeting coaches.
Parents Can Guide Their Kids In Sports, But Kids Need To Make The Choices
Former Pro Golfer talks about letting his son make the decisions while he plays sports.
Parents: Encourage Your Kid To Try EVERYTHING Before Intervening
John O'Sullivan says that kids needs to do everything they can to earn playing time before parents step in.
4 Life Lessons That Youth Can Learn From Golf
Matt Hayden on how golf teaches young athletes about integrity, problem solving, and the growth mindset.
Parents Shouldn't Be Involved In Playing Time Discussions
AD Steve Kryger says that playing time discussions should be between the player and a coach, not the AD.
The Worst Part Of Youth Sports For Kids Is The Car-Ride Home
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
The 21-Day Gratitude Challenge For Athletes, Coaches, Parents, And Leaders
A grateful spirit is what allows us to Embrace The Suck, says Rockies Pitching Coach Steve Foster.
A Message To Athletes: Your Social Media History Is Your Online Resume
Be careful about what you post, as coaches make snap judgments about a player's values from social media.