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.
Ken Ravizza: How To Help Athletes Be Their Best Even On Off Days
Peak performance consultant Ken Ravizza discusses how athletes can still contribute even on their off days.
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.
Teams Separating Practice Groups By Skill, Not Age Group
We should also have some way of identifying over time whether the policy is producing the outcomes we want.