The Difficulty And Value Of Letting Your Student-Athlete Face Discipline
Sonya Curry shares the struggle of being a parent while watching your child being disciplined by a coach.
Sonya Curry: Finding The Right Coach To Help Your Kid Succeed
Sonya Curry explains the importance of finding a coach who can see the potential in their athletes and growth.
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.
Parents Avoiding Specialization Even When Coach Demands It
Brad Frost talks about how playing different sports helps kids develop skills that they otherwise would not.
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.
Help! Coach Won't Stop Swearing.
Profanity on the playing field is unacceptable. Here's PCA's expert advice on how to resolve this issue.
Club Serving As Feeder For High School
Are high school coaches over involved in your child's community team? Here's what you should do to respond.
3 Steps To Take With Over-Exuberant Parents
How to help parents dial back on their outbursts, improve the youth sports environment and help their own kids
Help! My Child Wants To Play For A Coach I Don't Like
Trust your parental gut; place your child in a safe environment that nurtures her love for the game.