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.
Working Hard And Smiling Are Two Signs Of A Great Practice Environment
Christian Lavers talks about the signs that a coach has created the right environment for the players.
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.
Realistic Alternative Solutions To Hazing That Build Team Chemistry
Don't participate in hazing, build positive traditions, as hazing can build team unity, but can be fatal.
How Sports Helps Build Bridges Between Class And Race
Paul Snow on how sports can unite people who come from very different backgrounds.
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.
Positive Coaching Takes Work, But It Makes My Job Easier
Jack Clark talks about how coaching positively can be challenging, but is necessary.
Trusting The Process Even When You Dislike The Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
Two Foundational Cultural Values To Build Upon: Attitude And Work Ethic
Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald believes in having a set of values that his players and coaches abide by.
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.