"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.
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.
Understanding The Reasoning Behind Player Cuts As A Parent
Parents may not always understand why a coach cuts players, but the answer here could give some perspective.
Dealing With Tryout Anxiety
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Taylor Smith gives tips to parents helping children through tryouts.
Should you hold your kid back so they are given a size advantage? This PCA Trainer says no, read why.
Talking To Twins
Advice from an expert on what to do when your twins don't make the same team.
A Cautionary Tale: When Parental Sideline Behavior Causes Player Cuts
Danielle Slaton shares a story of how one elite player failed to make a cut because of her father's behavior.
Asking The Coach If Your Child Will Be Cut
Find out if it's appropriate to ask a coach if your child will be cut, or is it best to wait to hear from them
Back To School Tips And Tools
Use our printable back-to-school guide to help you make this your best sports season ever!
Surviving Tryouts and Cuts
Advice for parents on how to help their children approach tryouts and cuts.