10 Injury Safety Tips For Parents
Injury safety tips for sports parents, brought to you by PCA Trusted Resource Player's Health.
Top Quotes On The Importance of Failure
PCA Founder Jim Thompson always says, “Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive.”
Tod Creneti, HS football coach, presents a positive outcome when an athlete has made a mistake.
Read these top quotes from PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck on having a Growth Mindset.
One of the best tools to evaluate your coaching is to have an assistant coach or other trusted person film you
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.
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.