The ROOTS Of Honoring The Game And Sportsmanship
Honor the game by showing respect for the rules, opponents, officials, teammates and yourself.
Tempted To Cheat
Don't cheat! Respect yourself and your standards, even when others don’t.
An empowering message from a World Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist to youth and high school athletes
PCA National Advisory Board Member and St. Louis Cardinals Shortstop, Paul DeJong shares his game day prep.
The sense of belonging that Derek yearns for is a great example that kids do sports to feel connected.
Not clicking with your coach? Find ways to work together using these strategies.
Developing Double Vision
Learn when to look internally vs externally for the betterment of the team.
Cultivating A Teachable Spirit
Become a better athlete by cultivating a teachable spirit -- constantly look for ways to improve your skills.
Sportsmanship: Honoring The Game Toolkit For Coaches
Coaches can teach sportsmanship through PCA's acronym, ROOTS, and share it with athletes and their parents.
Supporting Your Children When They Make Mistakes
How to demonstrate unconditional support of your child while reinforcing a mastery approach to the sport.
Seize Teachable Moments In Televised Sports To Reinforce Character
How to discuss with your youth athletes examples of good and bad behavior seen during televised sports.
Life Lessons From Game-Time Mistakes
Focus on the big picture -- life lessons -- when helping your child past mistakes made in competition.