Brown University's Kia McNeill: Every Player Has Value
Here in the PCA/Maddie Potts Coaching Symposium, Brown's Kia McNeill shares her thoughts on four key topics.
Basketball And All Sports Are Used As The Language To Teach Life Lessons
Frankie Jones shares how he uses basketball as a vessel for life lessons.
Now seven months in, we’ve learned a few things about the pandemic’s wider impact on youth & HS sports.
Coaches can get involved in leadership in a different way by talking about character-building and identity.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to examine how athletes use sports as an agent social change.
Stephanie Schleuder: Celebration Phenomenon
Here Schleuder describes the “Celebration Phenomenon” which she used with her discouraged team.
Let Kids Learn Sports By Watching, Rather Than Detailed Explanations
Matt Kata talks about how kids watching professionals can sometimes be the best teacher.
A Double-Goal Coach® Is Approachable And Keeps It Fun For Their Athletes
Breeze McDonald talks about how she keeps her team close and is more than just their coach.
Why Players Can Take The Lead In Picking Their Own Captains
Why the team should choose their own leaders and the staff is responsible for developing those leaders.
The 1 Thing Coaches Guarantee Is That Playing Sports Does End. What Next?
Pat Fitzgerald wants his players to develop as athletes and people, preparing for life after football.
The Importance Of Positivity For Kids With Difficult Backgrounds
By teaching the fundamentals and structure in a positive way, Thomas notices that kids begin to thrive.
How Coaches Can Bridge The Generational Gap With Younger Athletes
Make the effort to communicate in a way that the athlete will both understand and be comfortable with.
Coaches Demonstrating A "Never Quit" Attitude For Players
Murphy ensures that her athletes understand how important it is to never quit, no matter the score of a game.