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.
Parents' Reaction To Failure Translates To Their Children
Parents reaction to failure translates directly to how their kids will handle failure, according to Dweck.
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Marlon Stewart (Oregon State Men's Basketball) explains the role of personality in recruiting student-athletes
Baker suggests athletes reframe failures in sports to learn from mistakes and better focus on the next play.
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.
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.
Coaches Need To Overcommunicate With Parents To Set Expectations
Conrad Ray on establishing that the communication with parents should primarily go through the athlete.
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.
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.
Coaches Shouldn't Spread The Myth That Specializing Makes You Better
Any coach that tells a twelve-year-old player that they need to pick one sport is doing them a disservice.
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.