A Double-Goal Coach® strives to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. Learn how to become a Double-Goal Coach below.
Why Players Can Take The Lead In Picking Their Own Captains
Why the team should choose their own leaders and the staff is responsible for developing those leaders.
Positive Coaching Vs. Negative Coaching In Helping Kids Improve Quickly
Jack Clark believes that coaches get much more out of a player by focusing on his or her strengths.
How Coaches Can Help Kids Who Seem Lost And Lonely
This Award-winning Coach says it's important to simply show kids, ALL kids, that you care, not just some.
The Ideal Qualities Of A Youth And High School Sports Culture
Heather Woody talks about the qualities she focuses to create the right culture at her program.
Coaches That Forget About Relationships Lose An Opportunity
Matt Kata talks about how important trust is when building a relationship with players and their parents.
The Value Of Positive Coaching For New Volunteer Coaches
Matt Kata on how the goal for every youth coach should be making sure the players are having fun.
How Coaches Can Teach Mental Toughness And Emotional Intelligence
This coach challenges his players to handle situations on and off the field with class and character.
Three Things Leaders Must Do To Maintain Culture At A Large Club
Having kids getting lost in the program and not receiving individual attention is not an option.
Reflecting Back On What Mattered Most In Over 20 Years Of Coaching
Wardell Jones looks back on his time coaching and what mattered most to him during his time volunteering.
Three Steps Coaches Can Take When Athletes Get Into Trouble Off The Field
This award winning coach talks about her process for handling athletes when they get in trouble off the field.