Jeffrey Marx: Sport Does Not Automatically Build Character, But It Can
Jeffrey Marx, the author of Season of Life, explains how youth sports can reinforce and teach life lessons.
How Parents Can Help Coaches Understand Their Athlete With ADHD
First, think about encouraging your daughter to help her coach understand her play, personality, and learning.
"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.
Working With Less Skilled Athletes In A Competitive Environment
I would suggest measuring all your players by a wider range of traditional and non-traditional metrics.
Addressing Favoritism Between Coaches And Parents
I'd advise you to bring the topic up directly with the head coach before elevating it to the Athletic Director
How Coaches Can Ensure Parents That Safety Matters To Them
Pay attention not only to your own safety education but that you also provide learning opportunities.
Asking The Coach For Better Answers When Your Kid Is Cut
When he says due to the parents, what does he mean? I think you need and deserve more information.
Coaches That Forget About Relationships Lose An Opportunity
Matt Kata talks about how important trust is when building a relationship with players and their parents.
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.
Don't Measure Parenting Success Through Your Kid's Achievements
Matt Hayden talks about the importance of letting kids know that athletics are a safe place to fail.