It Takes a TEAM for Success: What Every Athlete Needs to Know About Going to the Next Level

It Takes a TEAM for Success: What Every Athlete Needs to Know About Going to the Next Level

HEROIC COACHES: Spotlight on Jerry Katzke and the Brooklyn Bonnies Youth Program

On this Sunday morning’s WFAN show, I wanted to talk about an inner-city youth baseball program that has been around for such a long time that even I played against the Brooklyn Bonnies more than 35 years ago when I was playing with the New Rochelle Robins. And just a few weeks ago, my son Joh.... More »
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Focus on Fun For Your Athletes, Not Scholarships

Helping Kids Experience The Benefits of Youth Sports “If your overriding goal for youth sports is a Division I scholarship, you need to rethink your priorities,” said Larry Stone, a sports parent for 27 years in a recent column that appeared in the Seattle Times. “First of all, it.... More »

Why is Abusive Coaching Tolerated in Sports? + MORE

On May 29, 2018, University of Maryland lineman Jordan McNair ran the last sprint of his life. After a series of 110 yd runs, during which he became disoriented and had trouble standing, McNair collapsed and died of heat stroke. He had a body temperature of 106 degrees in the hospital. He was only 1.... More »
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Why I Like The King-Devick Concussion Tool

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The King Devick test is an easy, fast, and reliable objective assessment tool used as part of a concussion assessment program The test involves rapid number nami.... More »
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For any athlete to become a champion, which to means going as far as possible in their sport, it takes a total team effort behind them. Without the appropriate support and guidance of coaches and parents, real success in sports is virtually impossible! The key here is that each member of the ATHLETE-PARENT-COACH team “play” the right role, and play it to the very best of their abilities!
Unfortunately, well-meaning team members frequently get caught up in wanting to do more to “help” and so inadvertently step outside of their proper role…

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