10 Tips For First-Time Sports Parents
This brief summary of key ideas and actions can help get your sports parenting experience off to a great start
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.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
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.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
5 Ways That Sports Teach Humility And Teamwork
Moments of "awe" in sports make you more interested in others experiences than your own- a humbling experience
Parental Perspective From An Elite Athlete
Elite athlete Samantha Salvia on what she hopes her young son takes from his youth sports experience.
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!
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?
Paul Tough: Kids Want Challenges and Connection
Best-selling author Paul Tough describes how coaches and parents can be both warm and demanding.
10 Impact Quotes From Arnold Palmer
Arnold Palmer led a life of character. Here are 10 quotes from him that all involved in sports can learn from.
Maintaining A Growth Mindset As A Parent And Coach
How appreciating and acknowledging a child's effort can lead to a greater outcome.