Character-building is one of the most important aspects of youth sports and high school sports. Browse these resources to help parents and coaches develop character in kids through the life lessons in sports.
Sanya Richards-Ross: Sports Were My Greatest Life Teacher
Richards-Ross describes the lessons she learned through playing sports and running track.
When Coaches Believe Everyone Can Develop, Talent Springs Up Everywhere
Everyone can improve their abilities if they have a coach who believes in them.
Bad body language can be contagious among teammates, so address it immediately. Here's how a top coach does it
Northwestern Coach Chris Collins suggests that adapting to what your team needs will make you most successful.
NCAA Champion Gymnast, Lisa Mitzel speaks about her new book through sharing insight on mental training.
Carol Dweck: The Rise Of A False Growth Mindset
Displaying and embodying the growth mindset are two very different things.
3 Pillars: Lead In The Community, In Academics, And In Your Sport
Ted Minnis describes the pillars of his program and how they impact his athletes through out their season.
Avoid The Extremes: Keep Both Success And Failure In Perspective
Former Olympian speaks about in every situation, win or loss, there is always something to improve at.
Joe Maddon on the Value of Composure
Maddon tells his team to "respect 90." Learn what this phrase means and teach your kids how to honor the game!
The ROOTS Of Honoring The Game And Sportsmanship
Honor the game by showing respect for the rules, opponents, officials, teammates and yourself.
The Second-Goal Parent
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.
Coaches Can Help Their Athletes Apply Lessons Learned In Sports To Life
Suzie Hoyt talks about her responsibility as a coach to emphasize the sports lessons apply to life as well.
LeBron James Character Off The Court Plays A Role On The Court
Phil Handy shares why an athlete's character determines their success rather than the money and fame.