Positive Culture Takes Time, But It's Worth It
See what this college basketball coach Marlon Stewart has to say about the role of a positive culture.
Trusting The Process Even When You Dislike The Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
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.
Two Foundational Cultural Values To Build Upon: Attitude And Work Ethic
Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald believes in having a set of values that his players and coaches abide by.
How Self-Compassion Helps With Resilience And Handling Failure
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
Even If You Aren't LeBron James, You Can Still Be A Game Changer
Former General Manager claims that a focus on fundamentals can allow any player to make a difference.
Culture Is Centered Around One Word: Compete
If players have competed to be better students, people, and players every day, they've had a good day.
Parents Need To Stop Trophy-Chasing And Let Their Kids Learn
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
How To Evaluate Your Coaches: A Little League Example
Ken Pyle of Moreland Little League (San Jose, CA) explains how his organization evaluates its coaches.
Changes In Expectations Of Youth Sports Parents
Professor Jay Coakley explains why sports parents are under pressure to ensure their child succeeds in sports.
A New Economic Vocabulary For Youth Sports Parents
Professor Jay Coakley explains why parents expect an ROI on their child's youth sports experience.