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Keith Van Horn On Goal-Setting For Athletes

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Keith Van Horn (@Coach_Keith44) played in the NBA for 10 years, participating in two NBA Finals and finishing his career averaging nearly 16 points and seven rebounds per game. Earlier, he was a Consensus First Team All-America and 1997 ESPN National Performer of the Year at University of Utah.

Keith, a member of PCA's National Advisory Board, currently serves as Executive Director for Colorado Premier Basketball Club, which he founded based on many PCA principles.  Keith is passionate about improving our youth sports culture and writes about his experiences and opinions in his blog, Layups and Rebounds.

While Keith recommends athletic goals that have a player "reaching for the stars" he also reminds us of the importance of getting an good education and using sports to become a better person. Doing so will help youth go far in life even if they fall short of ambitious athletic goals.