President’s Day: Lessons in Leadership from Abe Lincoln + MORE

  “No one is loved as much as you by the people. Don’t waste that power.” This is a quote from the movie Lincoln. It was spoken by Mary Todd Lincoln to her husband Abraham Lincoln. That’s a huge statement and reflected how much of an impact Lincoln had on our country. .... More »
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NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The NCAA recently released a concussion guideline that presents clear definitions and processes for collegiate athletes in all sports The vast majority of concus.... More »

Confession: I’m Too Harsh with My Kids + MORE

  I realized, I’m too harsh with my kids. The other day, I was driving with my two kids in the backseat. My daughter started to do things that annoyed my son. He was clearly upset and started laying into her. Immediately, I noticed his harsh words and tone. My daughter was hurt and began .... More »
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ABUSIVE COACHES: “Steph Curry….Stay Away from My Students!” + MORE

Sometimes, a teacher means well, but the words they choose unfortunately just don’t come out the right way. And because of that, I’m going to give Matt Amaral, a teacher at Mount Eden HS in Hayward, CA, a break on this. Let me explain why. Back in May, Amaral wrote a letter to NBA MVP St.... More »
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Radio interview with Dr. Goldberg + MORE

Saint Michaels University School has recently been the subject of a coach abuse investigation by Canadian Television and The Toronto Star Newspaper. The following is a follow-up radio interview with Dr. Goldberg and the journalist who put the story together for The Star, Robert Cribb. The coach und.... More »
It was a front-page story that ran in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal. According to some national studies, the Journal concluded that in all the four most popular sports in the country – football, soccer, baseball, and basketball –  the enrollment of kids ages 6-17 was done 4% from 2008 to 2012,
Knowing that millions of kids play sports in this country, that’s a fairly hefty number of youngsters not playing sports…

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youth flag football tournaments 1391394322 1276199049 COACH SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: COACH STEVE E. + MOREWe recently caught up with Coach Steve E. for a Spotlight article. Coach Steve coaches basketball with CoachUp. He has played basketball his entire life and is an experienced basketball coach at both the middle school and high school level.
Tell us about yourself.
I have played basketball my entire life…

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