When Should Kids Start Pitching In Games?
Speaking as a past Little League Baseball and Softball coach, here are some observations and considerations.
How To Handle The Pouting Athlete With Attitude Problems
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
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.
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.
Why More Mothers Should Coach Youth Sports
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
My Kid Acts Disinterested In Sports But Says She Loves It
Her body language says that she is bored and she complains a lot about practically every aspect of the game.
What Takeaways Are There, If Any, From The Show Friday Night Tykes?
What is PCA’s viewpoint on the show *Friday Night Tykes * that sensationalizes screaming coaches and parents?
Silence On The Sidelines Lets Kids Learn And Coaches Coach
PCA National Advisory Board Member Alexi Lalas describes his experience and findings as a sports parent.
The Top 3 Reasons That Kids Have Fun In Sports
In this 1-on-1 podcast, sport scientist Amanda Visek shares the power of fun (or lack thereof) in youth sports
When Speaking To Young Kids In Sports, Crouch Down To Their Level
Oliver Luck--NCAA exec, former NFLer and noted sports parent--on communicating with youth athletes.
Neither Adults Nor Kids Like Being Berated For Mistakes
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck conveys the significance of positive coaching in youth sports.