Coach Spotlight Series: Mark Phillips on Building Relationships with Athletes + MORE

Coach Spotlight Series: Mark Phillips on Building Relationships with Athletes + MORE

What to Look for in Your Kids’ Sports Drink

What’s the best kids’ sports drink for your child to consume? There are so many that claim to be the best, how’s a parent to know? Let’s start with a simpler question: are sports drinks even necessary? A couple of weeks ago, I was one of the speakers at the Elite Soccer Summi.... More »
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One Day You Will Miss Practice, I Promise + MORE

One Day You Will Miss Practice, I Promise Those two-a-day practices in the heat; those after-school battles each and every day with your teammates — I took it for granted, I must admit. Whether your sport is on 84 feet of hardwood or somewhere inside the foul lines of a baseball diamond, one .... More »
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The Athletes Guide to Essential Self-Care + MORE

Many athletes like to pride themselves on being “tough” and pushing themselves to the limits. They are hyper-focused on their goals and apply all their energy towards the big game, race, or performance coming up in the near future or the end of the season. They wake up early to work out, put i.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Where Have We Been….and Where Are We Going?

I’ve known Bob Bigelow for close to two decades as a sports parenting advocate like myself. Back in the mid-1970s, Bob was a 6-8 sharp-shootingAll-Ivy forward at Penn who was so talented that he became a first-round draft choice in the NBA. After Bob’s playing days came to an end, Bob an.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

It’s very important to have a discussion with parents prior to the club season to establish a decision process for dealing with on-field injuries
A good preseason discussion will reduce in season misunderstandings and stress especially around return to play protocols

It’s impossible to get through medical school without using memory aids such as mnemonics or acronyms…

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We’re back with an early week Spotlight, this time on Mark Phillips, one of CoachUp’s oldest and most reliable coaches on the platform. For years, Coach Mark has made a living alongside us by offering fair, honest coaching while also creating long-lasting relationships that keeps athletes coming back for more…

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