When Coaches Believe Everyone Can Develop, Talent Springs Up Everywhere
Everyone can improve their abilities if they have a coach who believes in them.
Carol Dweck: The Rise Of A False Growth Mindset
Displaying and embodying the growth mindset are two very different things.
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.
What Steve Kerr Wants From Sports Parents
Steve Kerr explains the most efficient way to set expectations with parents.
The Mindset Myth: Natural or Bust
Debunk the myth that athletes are either a natural or a bust.
Avoid The Natural Desire To Constantly Instruct Kids As A First-Time Coach
Ben Dudley shares his advice to 1st-time coaches through using his experience as a first time coach.
What Happens When Coaches And Parents Set The Wrong Example In Tough Times
Mariucci talks about tough challenges and how parents and coaches need to be mindful that kids are watching.
Coaches Listening Can Help Athletes Work Through Grief And Struggle
Greg Lum Ho says the role of a coach is to listen to the athlete to help them process their grief.
Coaches Going The Extra Mile For Their Players When Parents Can't Help
No matter what, Ann Murphy makes sure the kid comes first and doesn't get left behind when parents get busy.
Coaches Can Set The Tone For The Season With A Parent-Only Potluck
In this meeting, coaches can set expectations, as Hoyt does in her own pre-season parent potluck.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."