Steve Mariucci: Don't Embarrass Your Athletes
Coach Steve Mariucci on how to keep players positive, and to not break them down.
When A Coach Embarrasses Their Athletes, It Makes The Coach's Job Harder
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Former pro soccer player Jenny Ruiz shares that moving on from mistakes is an attitude desired by coaches.
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
Athletic Directors Can Make Parents A Positive Instead Of A Problem
Steve Kryger on ways coaches can include parents in the process while also setting boundaries.
Parents Can Guide Their Kids In Sports, But Kids Need To Make The Choices
Former Pro Golfer talks about letting his son make the decisions while he plays sports.
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.
How Parents Can Let Coaches Know About Their Kids Learning Disability
Establishing positive relationships and open communication between the coach, players, and parents is key.
A Message To Athletes: Your Social Media History Is Your Online Resume
Be careful about what you post, as coaches make snap judgments about a player's values from social media.
Communicate Expectations With Everyone Who Touches Your Program
Everyone needs to be communicated with, from parents to players, says Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald.
Sometimes Coaches Don't Know Their Athletes Have A Learning Disability
Collins talks about establishing a culture that focuses on learning about how your athletes learn best.