Parents Need To Empower Their Kids In The Recruiting Process
Even if kids are nervous and are worried they're going to misspeak, talking to adults is a powerful skill.
How Parents Can Let Coaches Know About Their Kids Learning Disability
Establishing positive relationships and open communication between the coach, players, and parents is key.
A Message To Athletes: Your Social Media History Is Your Online Resume
Be careful about what you post, as coaches make snap judgments about a player's values from social media.
Communicate Expectations With Everyone Who Touches Your Program
Everyone needs to be communicated with, from parents to players, says Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald.
Sports Create A Shared Experience That Can Make Friendships Forever
Sports allowed Alexi Lalas to build lifelong friendships that still exist outside of sports years later.
A Message To Parents: Why It Bothers Me That You Coach From The Stands
Klinzing argues that everyone would be better off (parents too!) if parents avoided coaching from the stands.
Who Do Kids Listen To When They Don't Listen To Their Parents?
Studies show that when teenagers stop learning from their parents, they still listen to teachers and coaches.
Sometimes Coaches Don't Know Their Athletes Have A Learning Disability
Collins talks about establishing a culture that focuses on learning about how your athletes learn best.
Grit And Resiliency Learned In Sports Lasts For Life
Assistant GM Trent Redden highlights the importance of two qualities that coaches should focus on in sports.
Student-Athletes Taking The Lead In Their Own Recruitment Process
Student-Athletes know their goals and motivations better than parent or coach for their sport and education.