ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Steubenville HS Football Player Convicted of Rape Does His Time, Returns to Playing Field + MORE

ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Steubenville HS Football Player Convicted of Rape Does His Time, Returns to Playing Field + MORE

How I Made Peace with My Child’s Lack of Playing Time

Lack of playing time is a cause for extreme concern for many sports parents. I know it was for me. Worrying about playing time kept me awake at night, made my stomach upset and sometimes made me irritable and negative. I suppose if it happened every season with every child, I would have gotten used..... More »

SPORT SAFETY: New Federal Lawsuit Charges Pop Warner Football As Source of Concussions

Concussions have been making headlines across the country for several years now, but this past week, a new lawsuit was filed that pits the family of a former football player against Pop Warner football. In short, this  focuses on a young man who played Pop Warner football for four years as a kid, b.... More »
 ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Steubenville HS Football Player Convicted of Rape Does His Time, Returns to Playing Field + MORE

Six Summer Sanity Strategies for Parents + MORE

This is it. That time of year when it hits you – summer’s in full swing and there’s no school reprieve. Let the “what do we do NOW” chants begin. There is hope, however, for getting through the “dog days” of summer without losing your marbles, your patience or your temper. Let’s tak.... More »
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How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

Coping With Pressure in Youth Sports In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and cl.... More »
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Help Kids Be More Mentally Resilient + MORE

The Importance of Resiliency in Youth Sports A sports parent asks, “My children seem to get easily stressed out when things go wrong while playing. Is there anything I can do about this?” The issue your children are facing is common and can be challenging. They could benefit from some tr.... More »
That terrible episode that occurred in Steubenville, Ohio a couple of years ago refuses to go away.
Very briefly, in a town where HS football is a big, big deal, two star players were convicted of digitally penetrating a passed-out 16-year-old girl who had drunk too much at an all-night party. Digital penetration (fingers) is still considered rape in that state…

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When the Game Stands Tall

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Most football games start the same. A team, fueled by adrenaline and the roars of adoring fans, rushes on to the field. There are whoops, hollers, and shouts of excitement led by a mascot and focused coaches. But this team is different. Two by two, the players of the De La Salle High School football team solemnly march onto the field with a quiet confidence—holding hands…

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