Do you coach your own child? Here you can find parent coaching tips and research articles about appropriate sideline behavior, running practice and more.
Don't Measure Parenting Success Through Your Kid's Achievements
Matt Hayden talks about the importance of letting kids know that athletics are a safe place to fail.
Parents Can Guide Their Kids In Sports, But Kids Need To Make The Choices
Former Pro Golfer talks about letting his son make the decisions while he plays sports.
Parents: Encourage Your Kid To Try EVERYTHING Before Intervening
John O'Sullivan says that kids needs to do everything they can to earn playing time before parents step in.
Your Everyday Impact As A Youth Sports Coach Lasts Forever
Being a youth coach is a privilege, as it gives people the opportunity to make a positive impact for life.
10 Things Parents Can Ask To Help Kids Learn Life Lessons From Sports
Questions that help kids draw the parallels between lessons learned in sports so they can apply them to life.
When Should Kids Start Pitching In Games?
Speaking as a past Little League Baseball and Softball coach, here are some observations and considerations.
How To Handle The Pouting Athlete With Attitude Problems
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
3 Parent Tips: Be Playful, Stay Connected, Learn How To Handle Stress
Parenting can be a serious job, but that doesn't mean you can't play around with your kids, Keltner says.
The Worst Part Of Youth Sports For Kids Is The Car-Ride Home
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
25 Years of Coaching Doesn't Mean You Know It All
Coaches can think they know it all right away. Dave St. Peter says he still doesn't know it all years later.