I Want to Invite You to Help Me Spread the Positive in Youth Sports! + MORE

I Want to Invite You to Help Me Spread the Positive in Youth Sports! + MORE

DEALING WITH FINANCIAL CONCERNS: Is the Selling of Naming Rights Okay?

This column has to do with the selling of naming rights to ballparks, athletic facilities, and so on. Now, we all know that at the professional league, it’s become pretty standard fare for enterprising corporations to put up a lot of money to have their firm’s name branded on a  ballpark. Hence.... More »
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Athletic Trainers Are The Heroes Of Athletic Medicine

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A skilled athletic trainer (ATC) is an invaluable part of the student-athlete’s sports injury care Schools with ATCs will consistently have healthier athletes .... More »

Vision Assessment Should Be Part Of Return-To-Learn Protocol, UAB Researchers Say + MORE

A comprehensive vision assessment should be part of return-to-learn protocols to help determine when children are ready to return to the classroom following concussions - particularly in children reporting academic difficulty, says a new study. (1) read more.... More »

How to Help Your Child Compete in Sports Without Going Broke

Do you sometimes feel like you’re going broke with the cost of youth sports? It’s not unusual these days for parents to pay over $1000 for their child to play on a travel team. The pay-to-play culture has exploded and the statistics are rather stunning. A report in USA Today says: A majo.... More »

Head Games: When is Therapy Right for Your Athlete?

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above MP3 link. Welcome to Week 5 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on When is Therapy Right For Your Athlete? We talk about when parents can know that therapy would be helpf.... More »
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Introducing Nate, The Newest #CoachUpWay Winner Here at CoachUp, we’ve loved hearing your experiences and stories that represent the #CoachUpWay. After another tight month of voting, we’ve successfully found the next winner. It’s time to meet Nate, a young basketball player that has worked hard to achieve his goals…

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Waseca High beat Marshall High School in 4 overtimes in a hoops thriller to win their sectional playoff game and go to the Minnesota State High School Tournament. The neutral site of Gustavus Adolphus College’s Lund Gym held one of the most incredible high school basketball games ever played.
When Waseca beat Marshall 103 – 100, everyone in attendance knew they had been at a memorable game…

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