CoachUp MVP Awards: Chase Wickham + MORE

CoachUp MVP Awards: Chase Wickham + MORE

SPECIALIZATION CONCERNS: Why Does This Trend Continue When the Best Athletes Don’t Specialize?

A recent study by the prestigious American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons came up with two conclusions that sports parents ought to keep in mind. The problem is….they seem to contradict the other. Specifically, the Academy said that a recent survey found that 45% of all current HS athletes special.... More »

CoachUp Team Spotlight: Jack Harris + MORE

Although he’s off on a cruise right now and we’re very jealous in chilly Boston, we wanted to highlight one of our wonderful interns, Jack. He’s been with us since January, offering his current student-athlete perspective wherever he can. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Jack has .... More »

CoachUp’s Pump-Up Playlist #2 + MORE

CoachUp’s Pump-Up Playlist #2 About a month ago, we asked some of our most esteemed coaches and employees to weigh in on their favorite pump-up songs. It was a smashing success, so we’re bringing it back for another edition! While your fall sports are nearing the playoff push, it’s.... More »

When You Think Your Child isn’t Trying Hard Enough

For some parents, sitting and watching their child play sports is a practice in self-control. Especially when your child isn’t trying hard enough, at least in your mind she’s not. Your frustrations either comes out in what you yell to your child or in your body language as you sigh loud.... More »

10 Things You CAN Change About Youth Sports

There’s a lot of negative stuff happening in youth sports these days. Do you ever get frustrated with it? Don’t you wish you could wave a magic wand over a team, coach, or parent, and change them? After 34 years of being a wife and 29 years of being a mother, I’ve concluded that tr.... More »
national youth football championships 1452666856 502709570 CoachUp MVP Awards: Chase Wickham + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Good objective data can help guide decisions regarding concussion policy and can also help reduce the emotional intensity surrounding some of the decisions
Objective data specific to young athletes is hard to come by but more research is being conducted
We can use data on collegiate athletes to at least start our decision process and extend some of the thinking to young athletes…

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flag football tournaments 1452666860 465579163 CoachUp MVP Awards: Chase Wickham + MOREIf you’re in charge of a youth sports league or team, we know you don’t have enough time. The list of duties you’re responsible for is mind-blowing – hiring, scheduling, equipment, finances. And this is only a partial list!
We applaud your dedication to our young athletes and their families…

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CoachUp MVP Awards: Chase Wickham


Back in July, we allowed our athletes and parents to vote for their favorite coaches across the platform so we could highlight the winners. Of those winners, the full article can be found here, Chase Wickham, a soccer coach from North Carolina received our award for Most Impactful, accompanied by this small blurb: “Coach Chase […] The post CoachUp MVP Awards: Chase Wickham appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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