Tips For Coaching Your Own Child: A Coach Hat
The challenge of separating your parenting role from your role as a coach.
Don't Make Your Kids Learning Process Harder Than It Already Is
When parents shout instructions from the stands, it makes life more difficult for the kid, not easier for them
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Chris Collins about how he transformed Northwestern from a perennial loser to a successful team over 4 years.
Developing players and coaches doesn't depend on wins and losses during a game, but off the court too.
Parents Need To Stop Trophy-Chasing And Let Their Kids Learn
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Why More Mothers Should Coach Youth Sports
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
My Kid Acts Disinterested In Sports But Says She Loves It
Her body language says that she is bored and she complains a lot about practically every aspect of the game.
What Takeaways Are There, If Any, From The Show Friday Night Tykes?
What is PCA’s viewpoint on the show *Friday Night Tykes * that sensationalizes screaming coaches and parents?
Helicopter, Snowplow, And Curling Parents Aren't Teaching Resiliency
"Nobody is going to sweep the ice for you" when life gets challenging as an adult, Carol Dweck explains.
The Bulldozer Parent Who Protects Their Kid From Life Lessons
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Kids Always Answer That They Want To Hear Nothing From Sideline Parents
O'Sullivan urges parents to ask their kids what will be most helpful for them during games rather than yelling
Silence On The Sidelines Lets Kids Learn And Coaches Coach
PCA National Advisory Board Member Alexi Lalas describes his experience and findings as a sports parent.