Double-Goal Coach Job Description
A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.
Ten Simple Steps For New Coaches To Build A Coaching Philosophy
In this introductory guide, former coach Bud Boughton, shares ten culture-building steps for new coaches.
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
6 Things For The Coach’s Off-Season Checklist
No matter how active you are during season, it’s important to make sure you're prepared for next season.
Use "Kid-Friendly Criticism" To Correct Athletes
An excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson on delivering criticism kids can accept.
How Coaches Can Emphasize LGBT Inclusiveness
Advice from the non-profit You Can Play about ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for LGBT athletes.
Reshaping The Halftime Speech
Using a mobile app could take your halftime speeches to the next level.
Sample Student-Athlete Leadership Initiative
Any school or youth sports organization can use this guide to leadership training for student-athletes.
Life Lessons From The Playing Field
PCA Founder and CEO Jim Thompson shares profound insights into the youth and high school sports experience.
Q&A With Cleveland Indians Sports Psychologist Charlie Maher
Check out Maher's answers for advice on helping athletes perform their best.
Appropriateness of Uniforms
As a parent you have every right to speak up about the appropriateness of the uniforms.