Katie Ledecky’s High School AD: “Who Will Be the Next Katie Ledecky?”
The natural reaction to the question is that I’m referring to competitive swimming success. In fact, I am not.
The Role of Character in Olympians
Working with Olympians has allowed me to see the significant role that great character plays in success.
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.
Teachable Moments While Watching The Olympics
Watching your favorite events with athletes you are coaching or parenting? Help them find teachable moments.
Paralympic Champion: Parents Supporting Athletes With Disabilities
Muffy Davis urges parents of kids with disabilities to support their kids in their dreams and desires.
Paralympian Muffy Davis: Building Foundational Trust With Athletes
Davis describes what trusting a coach meant for her so that she could follow the plan and ultimately succeed.
Hugh McCutcheon On Positive Feedback, Expectations And Accountability
Hugh McCutcheon, two-time Olympic medalist volleyball coach, on positivity meshed with high expectations
Summer Sanders: Respecting Boundaries In The Parent-Coach Relationship
Olympic Gold Medalist Summer Sanders on what parents should say (and not say) to their children's coaches.
Former Olympian: Failure Is Not Failure If You Learn From It
Former Olympian Erica McClain urges coaches to help athletes re-frame failure as a positive teachable moment.
Shawn Johnson: Work Hard And Have Fun
Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson suggests athletes just have fun in the pressure-packed moments.
Shawn Johnson: How Coaches Partner With Athletes
Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson on how her coach, Liang Chow, helped her achieve.