Negative Consequences From Changes In Youth Sports Economics
A doctor observes changes from school-based sports to pay-to-play clubs that render players expendable.
A Doctor's View On Attrition Rates In Sports And Why Kids Quit
Dr. Joseph Donahue shares his views on what drives kids out of sports - everything from injury to lack of fun.
Marlon Stewart (Oregon State Men's Basketball) explains the role of personality in recruiting student-athletes
Baker suggests athletes reframe failures in sports to learn from mistakes and better focus on the next play.
Former MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson talks about forgetting mistakes to focus on the rest of the game.
Sample Injury/Incident Report
See this sample report to be completed by a coach following a serious or minor injury to a player.
Emergency Action Plan
Use there pre-determined steps for coaches to take in case of an injury or emergency at your sporting event.
First Aid Kit Items
Injuries happen, so be prepared with an organized and stocked first aid kit. A sample item list found here.
Pulling Your Team From Competition For Player Safety
Pulling your team from a game should be a last resort option only, when other approaches are exhausted.
What Is A Concussion?
Answers from the CDC on how to prevent and control for concussions in sports.
Joe Ehrmann: How Coaches Help Athletes Develop Character and Courage
"The most important coach in America" takes on cultural challenges that face all youth, especially athletes.