Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner + MORE

Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner + MORE
 Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner + MORE

I Have a Dream for Kids Playing Sports + MORE

Two years ago, I first posted I have a Dream for Youth Sports. I still have that dream for kids playing sports. It motivates me to encourage parents to give their kids a positive youth sports experience. I hope that this is your dream too!   One of the most famous lines of King’s  speech .... More »

What It Takes To Play College Sports + MORE

“Give back. Be a good example. Play the game the right way. Graduate. Lead your community.” Augustana University Head Football Coach, Jerry Olszewski has the right idea about what it means to be a student-athlete. He recently sat down with USA Today High School Sports to talk about what it takes.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TIPS: Coaching Kids is a Serious Responsibility

The response to Doug Abram’s column last week regarding “coaches who apologize” generated a remarkable number of downloads and hits, and that interest continued this AM on my radio show. The general consensus was that — especially with younger athletes (10 and under) — .... More »

Head Games: Top 5 Roadblocks to Your Child’s Performance

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Welcome to Week 6 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on The Top 5 Roadblocks to Your Child’s Performance.  My co-host for the series is Diane Munoz, counsel.... More »

Tips for Teaching Kids to Respect Their Sports Opponents

No need for badmouthing in competition. Teach your kids to respect their opponents… Tired of Youth Sports Fundraising? Click HERE to Learn how it can be Quick, Easy, and Free!        Related StoriesEasy Fundraising for Parents, Coaches, Teams, and LeaguesSpo.... More »
Making sports positive for your child is not a one-time decision. It is actually a series of steps you must take every day, every week, every season. It’s said that a journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step. Begin the journey of positive sports parenting Today. One. Step. At. A. Time. Purpose to show…

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national youth football tournaments 1418079480 1213569201 Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner + MORE“Juggling for Jude: 9 year-old raises $32,000 to fight cancer” is our TeamSnap and SportsFeelGoodStories.com Sports Feel Good Story of the Year winner for 2014. And, what a great story it is!
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Hollis Belger
Hollis Belger’s story, submitted by her mother Allison, highlighted Hollis’ almost daily practice of soccer juggling – using just her feet – as she spearheaded a fundraising campaign to benefit St…

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I have been asked by many people what my thoughts are on the first law suit filed against a state high school association in regards to concussion.  With this coming in my “home” state of Illinois, people figured I would have a strong statement or unique perspective.  I have struggled with coming up with exactly […]

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The fourth week is complete in our search for the greatest fictional coach of all time. Bombay goes down to Mickey! Eric Taylor continues his domination by beating Mr. Miyagi in a close one. Now comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Who is the greatest fictional coach? Is it Eric Taylor or Mickey Goldmill? We make a case for each below…

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Organized sports can do wonders for dads, moms, and kids alike. But some families get lost down the rabbit hole. So here’s a good question: Is recreational sports running your family life? It might be if you don’t remember the last time you got together with your best friends for a Saturday night barbecue…

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Across just about every team sport, young defenders are coached how to read an opponent’s body cues to avoid being caught out of position.  Whether in hockey, basketball, soccer or football, if a player can learn to focus on a consistent center point, like the chest, he can take away the offensive attacker’s element of surprise…

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