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.
Coaches Shouldn't Spread The Myth That Specializing Makes You Better
Any coach that tells a twelve-year-old player that they need to pick one sport is doing them a disservice.
Parents Intervening When Coaches Act Inappropriately In Front Of Kids
If a coach ignores pitch count or playing time rules, he is willing to win at the cost of his players
What Takeaways Are There, If Any, From The Show Friday Night Tykes?
What is PCA’s viewpoint on the show *Friday Night Tykes * that sensationalizes screaming coaches and parents?
Coaches Can Set The Tone For The Season With A Parent-Only Potluck
In this meeting, coaches can set expectations, as Hoyt does in her own pre-season parent potluck.
Why A Positive Culture Matters When Coaches Come And Go
Assess the current culture as if you were a brand new family entering the program for the first time.
When Kids Specialize Early, They Lose The Hunger To Compete
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
Parents Need To Stop Trophy-Chasing And Let Their Kids Learn
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.