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.
Coaches Listening Can Help Athletes Work Through Grief And Struggle
Greg Lum Ho says the role of a coach is to listen to the athlete to help them process their grief.
Often Coaches Can Be A Second Father Or Mother
Kids often need a guiding force in their life, even outside of sports, and coaches can help provide that.
Coaches Going The Extra Mile For Their Players When Parents Can't Help
No matter what, Ann Murphy makes sure the kid comes first and doesn't get left behind when parents get busy.