INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: A Look at HS Varsity Cheerleading + MORE

INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: A Look at HS Varsity Cheerleading + MORE

Marriage and Youth Sports: Can They Be Teammates?

Can your marriage and youth sports be teammates? Do you and your spouse argue over youth sports issues? Does he get way too competitive and put pressure on your child? Does she get way too protective and coddle your child? Are you frequently not on the same page when it comes to what’s best fo.... More »

SPORT SAFETY: New Federal Lawsuit Charges Pop Warner Football As Source of Concussions

Concussions have been making headlines across the country for several years now, but this past week, a new lawsuit was filed that pits the family of a former football player against Pop Warner football. In short, this  focuses on a young man who played Pop Warner football for four years as a kid, b.... More »
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The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and you are having continued symptoms after the concussion event you should be under care from a qualified neurologist .... More »

The One Trait You Should Look for in a Youth Sports Coach + MORE

What do you look for in a youth sports coach? Someone who wins? Teaches kids the strategy of the game? Has fun? These are all good traits for a coach, but I believe that there is one trait in particular that a topnotch youth sports coach should have. One trait that will help your child have...Read&.... More »
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CU News: CoachUp Competes in Under Armour’s Future Show + MORE

Last week, CoachUp traveled to Under Armour’s global HQ in Baltimore, Maryland for their annual Future Show. Since 2011, UA has held an innovation challenge in order to find out which companies and up-and-coming projects they want to support. We’re incredibly proud to announce that Coach.... More »
 INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: A Look at HS Varsity Cheerleading + MOREWe recently caught up with professional soccer player and current CoachUp coach Matt Watson. Matt is from England and played professionally for the Vancouver Whitecaps and is currently playing for the Chicago Fire.
Why did you decide to become a private coach?
I’ve basically played soccer my whole life…

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I don’t write much about cheerleading because, in truth, I really don’t much about this activity as being a competitive activity. That being said, I do know that it’s a most popular sport and has grown substantially all over the country over the last couple of decades.
And in fact, just this past week, New York State became the 35th state to officially bless cheerleading as an interscholastic sport at the HS level (CT and NJ haven’t made the sport official yet, but according to most local media reports, they aren’t far behind)…

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