Code Of Conduct For Youth Sports Coaches


Youth coaches have a difficult job. They are the key decision-makers. They set examples. Players look to them for leadership. Administrators—and parents—look to them to make good choices. Michael Langlois  from Taking You Beyond the Game gives great tips on how to SUCCESSFULLY interact with your youth athletes. Doing The "Right Things": The Code of Conduct for Youth Coaches As adults we often speak to our young people about making choices— preferably intelligent, positive choices. That said, youth sports coaches make choices too. They can choose to be the kind of coach that cares only about “winning”, or a coach that has [...]

Code Of Conduct For Youth Sports Coaches2015-10-27T09:24:08+08:00

Jump Into Teen Athletes Minds


I want to introduce you to our new collegiate student-athlete
 Erika Mueller.  She is a Division 1 softball player at Brown 
University. She will be chronicling for us her story about going
 from high school to captain of her team at Brown and the mindset
 she had to develop to get there. 

 We thought this would be valuable for you to get insights into 
the teen athletes minds and what it takes to get into a top university and
 excel in playing sports there. I encourage you to pass on to
 your young athlete anything you find valuable from her lessons [...]

Jump Into Teen Athletes Minds2016-01-14T18:03:11+08:00

How To Talk To Your Youth Sports Coach


This article will teach you How To Talk To Your Youth Sports Coach. As a parent of a young athlete you will have to communicate with your child’s coach! It is entirely up to you if this will be a positive event or a negative event and affect your child’s sports experience. I wanted to share an article written by Coach Mike at The Sports Family Club, a non profit organization dedicated to improving the health of children through positive sports.... Prior to having a conversation with your child’s coach you might save yourself a fair amount of time and energy [...]

How To Talk To Your Youth Sports Coach2016-01-14T18:03:38+08:00

Lou Holtz: You Are What You Make Yourself BE


Lou Holtz: You Are What You Make Yourself BE   Encouragement is often the overlooked element in sports. Coaches and sometimes parents are great at telling kids what to do and showing them the skills but encouragement can be very powerful. Today we have a guest post from Coach Tim Wood from giving us tips on how to make all our athletes shine and teach them the motto "You are what you make yourself be". "You were not born a winner. You were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be!" Lou Holtz We, as coaches, all love [...]

Lou Holtz: You Are What You Make Yourself BE2015-01-06T03:30:06+08:00
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