The Top 3 Reasons That Kids Have Fun In Sports
In this 1-on-1 podcast, sport scientist Amanda Visek shares the power of fun (or lack thereof) in youth sports
Oliver Luck: Be Tough Sometimes, But Not Everyday
Oliver Luck--NCAA exec, former NFLer and noted sports parent--on balancing "toughness" and positivity.
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
Oliver Luck On What Matters Most For Him As A Sports Parent
Oliver Luck--NCAA exec, former NFLer and noted sports parent--on his sports parenting values.
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!
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.
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?
Helping Motivate Your Undersized Kid
Maybe the best way to encourage your kid is to help him cope with the long-term reality of being undersized.
Pat Fitzgerald: Sports Parents Seeking More Playing Time
When conversations with parents turn to playing time, he asks whether the parents have talked to their son.
No Research Shows A Connection Between Abusive Leadership And Success
Ben Tepper, PhD in organizational psychology from Ohio State, shares his thoughts on abusive coaching.
6 Life Lessons From The Cubs In The 2016 World Series
Here are six lessons that youth sports participants can take away from the Cubs’ 2016 World Series win.