Noah Davis opens his piece about freelance writing at the Awl, headlined “If You Don’t Click on This Story, I Don’t Get Paid,” on an optimistic note.
“I have interviewed more than twenty writers, editors, media people, and journalism professors about the state of being .... More »
I’ve written about the important role youth coaches have in the lives of youth athletes. The influence goes well beyond the field, the court, or the arena. Anyone who has had the experience of playing for a great coach knows exactly what I’m talking about.
I was told by a YMCA director .... More »
From New York Times bestselling author, Rachel Macy Stafford
There was a time in my life when I barked orders more often than I spoke words of love … when I reacted to small everyday inconveniences as if they were major catastrophes … when normal human habits and quirks raised my blood pressure.... More »
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Alan Stein of Stronger Team. Alan has a lot of great ideas to share with parents on how they can best help their athletes perform to their potential. Alan is the owner of Stronger Team and the strength & condi.... More »
As soon as I stepped out of my car in the parking lot, I could hear it. It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon of travel soccer, but there it was. You know what I’m talking about: that sometimes beautiful, often times excruciating cacophony of sounds that we have come to know as “cheering for our.... More »
When I coached youth hockey until 2009, the association’s coaches and parents recognized that the players needed supervision on and off the ice. The need applied both to the mite and squirt teams (for players ten and younger), and to the high school team whose players usually graduated at about eighteen…
The best basketball slogans can bring a team together, unify a fan base and provide a rallying cry during the toughest moments of the season. Slogans can be shared at the start of the season, during the season or as a way to capture the team’s efforts at the season-ending party.
We scoured sources far and wide to come up some of the most awesome basketball slogans, the best basketball sayings and most inspiring catch phrases…
January 17, 2014. At its semi-annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors accepted results from several important NOCSAE-funded research projects which expand the scientific knowledge regarding sports-related brain injuries as part of an ongoing effort to increase the safety of athletes through the development of new helmet standards…