An American National Sport Coaches Association? + MORE

An American National Sport Coaches Association? + MORE

17th Annual Mother's Day Wish List + MORE

It's Mothers Day once again. Time for spring sports, warmer weather, longer days, planting gardens, and, of course, watching kids play sports. Each year for the past seventeen years, MomsTEAM has published my Mother's Day Wish list. As you will see, many of the wishes on this year's list will look .... More »

YOUTH BASEBALL TRENDS: “Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?”

When Casey Stengel was managing the hapless New York Mets in their first year of existence in 1962, Casey became so frustrated with his team’s lack of fundamental baseball that he once exclaimed in frustration: “Can’t anybody here play this game?” That moment was well over 50.... More »
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How to Help Athletes Who Stop Trying or Give Up

Is Your Young Athlete a Perfectionist? A young athlete asks: “I’m 14 years old and have been playing tennis since I was 5. But 2 years ago I started to go to an academy. And at the same time I started to play tournaments. One of my coaches calls me a bull because I’m always so stu.... More »

Top 5 Youth Sports Injuries and How You Can Help Your Child Deal With Them, Part 3: Tommy John Surgery

This week, Tommy John Surgery is the third injury in a 5-part series on youth sports injuries, sponsored by the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe youth s.... More »
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How to Stop Procrastinating? Draw on Your Personal Strengths!

Parents who would like to help their children learn how to stop procrastinating and start achieving their greatest goals are invited to share this article with them, and chat about it, too. It’s written to help children and teens understand and manage their avoidance behaviors. Hopefully it will .... More »
16 Year-Old Sydney McLaughlin Reaches Rio Olympics, Coach Helps Her Overcome Self-Doubt All around the world, top athletes in every sport are putting the finishing touches on their revolutionary and jaw-dropping abilities before heading to the Rio Olympics next month. One of those still striving to better each and every day is Sydney McLaughlin…

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An American National Sport Coaches Association?

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

national youth football championships 1468883415 1906310728 An American National Sport Coaches Association? + MOREI have been living in Alexandria, Va for the past two years. I quickly recognized that many national and regional associations representing groups of professionals or an industry are headquartered here.  A sampling of my favorites include:

There must be dozens more associations like this here in Alexandria, Arlington and of course in DC…

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You may pay the bills, drive the car, and clean the uniform, but does your athlete really know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that you are in his corner? We recently lost one of boxing’s greatest, Muhammad Ali. His name is known world-wide. But you’ve probably never heard of Angelo Dundee. Angelo was Ali’s…

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