CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MORE

CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MORE

Soccer Moms and Dads, Don’t Miss This!

Got a minute? Learn More About the Elite Youth Soccer Summit        Related StoriesYou’re Invited to a Free Online Soccer Summit!When You Think Your Child isn’t Trying Hard EnoughThe 5 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Sports Parent and How You Can Avoid Th.... More »
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9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer + MORE

9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer With another new school year quickly approaching and season openers around the corner, you may already have questions about what fall youth sports will hold for you and your child. Will the coach see my child’s potential? Will my child get enoug.... More »
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The Parents & Coaches Guide to Winning at the Youth Sports Game + MORE

With the start of another school year comes great excitement and anticipation for those who will be participating in sports. For some, this becomes a great way to make friends, have fun, learn new skills and reach for excellence. For others, it quickly transforms into a time of anxiety and fear. If.... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: Better Be Careful of What You Say – and How You Say It!

A couple of items caught my eye this week from the world of college  baseball. Two Division I coaches, one the head coach at Cal State Fullerton and the other at Arkansas – Little Rock, were both caught on audio tape ripping their respective teams for shoddy play, lack of execution, etc. That.... More »

SmartTeams Talk Short: Sports Specialization Strongly Linked With Much Greater Risk Of Serious Overuse Injury + MORE

Neeru Jayanthi, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Medical Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, says research shows that there is a significant association between sport specializ.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1400134979 1133508347 CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MOREWe recently interviewed Khano Smith to gain some insight into his coaching philosophy and athletic background. Khano played professional soccer for several years including in the MLS on the New England Revolution and New York Red Bulls. He also played for the Bermudian national soccer team. He is currently a member of the New England Revolution Academy coaching staff in addition to providing private soccer coaching through CoachUp…

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CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest

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Spring is in full swing and you, our athletes and coaches, are getting outside and working hard to reach the next level. We love hearing your success stories and learning about how our coaches have helped so many athletes achieve their goals. That’s why we’re launching a new monthly contest to reward our athletes and coaches who share their stories with us…

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Confession: I’m Distracted

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It was one of those unproductive days.  There were many things to do, but I had been distracted throughout the day.  A quick Facebook check had gone on too long.  A YouTube video someone emailed me turned into several.  A text to a friend turned into a long back and forth.  Hours flew by without much accomplishment…

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So how did we get to this point?
In other words, in the 1960s and 1970s, kids played sports after school or on the weekends pretty much on their own. Ask anybody today over the age of 50, and they’ll regale you with fond memories of how they would play from sun-up to sun-down playing ball……

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Bleacher Report reached a big milestone Tuesday. Founder Dave Finocchio tweeted the news. The numbers refer to unique visitors in the month of April, on all platforms:
For the 1st time in our history, http://t.co/8c3ZboiHCT was the 2nd largest sports website in the US (April-14) pic.twitter.com/teWa6AlGH9
— Dave Finocchio (@DaveFinocchio) May 13, 2014

Imagine if, 10 years ago, you’d said, “A site that does not exist at the moment is going to be the No…

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