Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
5 Ways That Sports Teach Humility And Teamwork
Moments of "awe" in sports make you more interested in others experiences than your own- a humbling experience
Parental Perspective From An Elite Athlete
Elite athlete Samantha Salvia on what she hopes her young son takes from his youth sports experience.
Maintaining A Growth Mindset As A Parent And Coach
How appreciating and acknowledging a child's effort can lead to a greater outcome.
Living Vicariously Through Your Kid Manifests In Inappropriate Behavior
ASU Senior Associate AD Jean Boyd advises parents to let the sports experience belong to the child.
Jerry Smith: Leveraging The Belief In Being The Next Steph Curry
Santa Clara University Soccer Coach Jerry Smith on youth athletes pursuing dreams and how adults can help.
Terry Francona On Post-Game Parent Talks
Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona on growing up with a Major League Baseball player as his father.
Telling Kids They're Talented Harms Them
Mindset author Carol Dweck explains why parents should talk about the process of sports, instead of talent.
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.