20 Secrets to Success for NCAA Student-Athletes Who Won’t Go Pro
See a preview (the 1st secret) as you game plan for life after sports during your time as a student-athlete.
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.
Learn life lessons and engage with the movie Glory Road by using these discussion questions
Marlon Stewart (Oregon State Men's Basketball) explains the role of personality in recruiting student-athletes
Baker suggests athletes reframe failures in sports to learn from mistakes and better focus on the next play.
The Value Of Protocol And Planning For Leaders Dealing With Upset Parents
Paul Snow on the protocol he advises for when a parent wants to approach an Athletic Director about an issue.
How To Help Volunteer Parent Coaches Get Excited About Their Role
Matt Kata talks about the challenges of coaching youth sports and how to overcome them.
Parents Shouldn't Be Involved In Playing Time Discussions
AD Steve Kryger says that playing time discussions should be between the player and a coach, not the AD.
Why A Positive Culture Matters When Coaches Come And Go
Assess the current culture as if you were a brand new family entering the program for the first time.
Life Lessons From The Playing Field
PCA Founder and CEO Jim Thompson shares profound insights into the youth and high school sports experience.
Mary Fry: Coaches Cultivating A Caring Climate For Their Athletes
University of Kansas associate professor on how athletes benefit from a supportive team environment.
Putting Kids Back Into Kids' Sports
Kids are quitting sports because they aren't having fun, but parents, coaches and administrators can fix this.
The Development Zone
PCA’s mission is to transform the culture of high school and youth sports into a Development Zone.