How Parents & Coaches Can Create A Safe LGBTQ Environment
Positive leadership and monitoring your environment make a big difference for a safe LGBTQ community.
Working Together To Stop The Madness
Creating a positive culture for sports is a shared responsibility, especially for the treatment of refs.
Running As Punishment For Poor Performance
See a PCA experts opinion on whether coaches should punish athletes with running for poor performance.
Coaches accustomed to yelling are more likely to yell even when the problem requires a different approach.
Dealing With Bad Tempered Players
Help keep athletes cool by use of consequences, ignoring bad behavior, and praising good behavior.
The Right Age For Travel Teams And Player Cuts
At any age, travel programs should meet the kids' need to play, have fun and grow into their sport.
Guidelines For High School Practice Times
Limiting practice times must come from the top, because too often individual coaches push for more.
The Risks Of Paying Players
Focus on symbolic rewards, instead of monetary, to appreciate effort from your players.
Why Do Some PCA-Trained Coaches Still Behave Badly?
It is not enough for a coach to learn PCA principles, they must live it and teach it to make a change.
Protect Athletes From Sexual Abuse: Key Actions For Parents & Coaches
Heed these tips for youth and high school sports parents and coaches to protect children from predators.