ABUSIVE COACHES: Better Be Careful of What You Say – and How You Say It!

ABUSIVE COACHES: Better Be Careful of What You Say – and How You Say It!

Art Projects for Kids: Learning from Chaos and Disorder + MORE

When I think about art projects for kids, I instantly recall the time my 4-year-old daughter spilled a plastic container of paint over the head of our new Jack Russell Terrier puppy. The painting project I had carefully planned and organized evolved into a very long afternoon of complicated cleanup..... More »
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  If you’ve ever coached your kid’s sports team you know the demands it takes to do it well and spend quality time with your own kids. Imagine doing it as your job at an extremely high level. That is what Mark Richt, University of Georgia head football coach, does every day. Not only does h.... More »
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TITLE IX ISSUES: The Untapped Power of Moms Who Coach + MORE

 Women as Youth League Coaches  By Doug Abrams  With planning for spring youth league seasons underway in many communities, Renee Moilanen contributed a thoughtful article late last month in The Daily Breeze (Torrance, Calif.). The theme was that sports programs serve players best by assuring qu.... More »

INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: Are We Handing Out Too Many Awards at the End-of-Season Banquets?

This may seem like an odd topic….but I’ve been wondering about it for a long time, and judging from the response to today’s show,it seems as though a lot of other sports fans/parents have been wondering about this growing trend as well. With the end of school year upon us, and with.... More »

LEGAL CONCERNS: HS Basketball Player Tweets About Lack of Playing Time, Gets Cut, and Files Lawsuit

There was a lawsuit filed last week in Ohio that in so many ways has come to symbolize where we are these days in terms of HS sports in this country… In short – a former HS basketball player sued his varsity coaches, AD, principal, and the school district because he was cut from his team. And wh.... More »
A couple of items caught my eye this week from the world of college  baseball. Two Division I coaches, one the head coach at Cal State Fullerton and the other at Arkansas – Little Rock, were both caught on audio tape ripping their respective teams for shoddy play, lack of execution, etc.
That was bad enough but even worse – these so-called “pep talks” were laced with over-the-top profanities and obscenities – strong enough to blister paint off a wall…

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