ACCOUNTABILITY: What’s the Right Thing to Do When the Scorekeeper Messes Up?

ACCOUNTABILITY: What’s the Right Thing to Do When the Scorekeeper Messes Up?

CLUB TEAMS: Are They Really the Future of Youth Sports in the US?

In light of all the debate and feedback I received in recent weeks  regarding the growing and game-changing impact that pay-for-play club teams are having on youth sports in this country, I thought we’d take a step ahead – and begin to think about what this will mean and how youth sports are go.... More »
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Why MUST Parents and Coaches Be Partners? + MORE

In an ideal season, parents and coaches work together; sports parents feel supported by the coach and the coach feels supported by the parents. Everyone–players, coaches and parents–benefit from a unified effort. However, we know that a parent-coach partnership can sometimes be a myth an.... More »
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Basketball Coaching Takeaways from Villanova’s Jay Wright + MORE

Lessons for basketball coaches were on display last night during the Michigan vs. Villanova tilt. Villanova won the NCAA Championship Game in similar fashion to all of the games in the tournament – by double digits. A competitive, well-coached Michigan team had no answers for the Wildcats offe.... More »

CLUB TEAMS: How They Are Redefining Youth Sports in America

A week or so ago, there was an excellent in-depth article entitled EMPTY BASES in the March issue of NEW JERSEY Monthly Magazine (NJMonthly.com) that really deserves some discussion. In short, the article focused on the growing and devastating impact that club teams are having on local youth and rec.... More »

10 Rules of a Team Player

Coaches and parents talk about the importance of being a team player, but what really does that mean? When my oldest daughter gave up gymnastics for softball, it was because she loved being on a team. She’s a social butterfly and loved the team interaction. But it wasn’t long before she .... More »
Ask any coach or parent, and one of the main issues in sports today is a sense of accountability.
That means that you need to measure up to – and own – your mistakes.
Being held accountable is often a painful and inconvenient process for the key person involved. But the reality is, it has to be done…

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