Sports Parenting Podcast: When Mom and Dad Are Not on the Same Page + MORE

Sports Parenting Podcast: When Mom and Dad Are Not on the Same Page + MORE

A Thank You to All the Fathers in CoachUp Nation

A Thank You to All the Fathers in CoachUp Nation Last month, we detailed our favorite and most unique Mother’s Day gift ideas, but now it’s time to shine a light on the second half of your dynamic duo: the father. To many young athletes, their father is ultimately one of their first coac.... More »

Taylor University’s “Silent Night” Tradition + MORE

Imagine a basketball game with a packed gymnasium and everyone appears dressed for a Halloween costume parity. The crowd is totally silent until the home team, the Taylor University Knights, score the 10th point. And then, pandemonium ensues. The crowd erupts with noise and dance. It’s an annu.... More »
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Sideline Chatter: Hear From Mom + Dad, Vol. 1 + MORE

Now that you’ve heard from some of our coaches, it’s time to get the scoop from some of our active parents as well! All things considered, this is valuable information for all parties, even us! For any coaches that may be reading this interview, you’ve now received a direct line to.... More »
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How to Maintain a Positive Attitude When You’re Losing + MORE

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude When You’re Losing This post is dedicated to a reader who asked a very important question about how to stay positive even when you know you are losing. I can understand how this would be difficult in our current sports culture where so much emphasis is placed .... More »
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LEGAL CONCERNS: Making Our Playing Fields Level for ALL Athletes + MORE

When Game Officials Overlook Youth Leaguers’ Cultural, Ethnic, or Religious Identities  By Doug Abrams When the Flagstaff (Ariz.) High School Eagles girls basketball team faced Greenway High School earlier this month, the Eagles wore their hair in traditional Navajo buns during pregame warmup. F.... More »
This week’s SI Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is worth a listen if you’re interested in how one of the biggest sports broadcasts in the U.S. comes together.
The guest is “NBC Sunday Night Football” coordinating producer Fred Gaudelli, who describes his role, in “football vernacular,” as being the head coach, with director Drew Esocoff as the quarterback…

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In an August 24, 2015 article for the New York Times, Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, spends a lot of time debunking the myth that people need to drink eight glasses of water a day and discussing a 2015 study in the  American Journal of Public Health [1] which, in reporting that more than half of children ages 6 to 19 studied were dehydrated, Carroll says, has stoked unfounded fears that "otherwise healthy …

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To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Youth sports can divide families. Sometimes Mom and Dad are just not on the same page when it comes to the importance of competition. If you find yourself at odds with your spouse regarding the intensity of youth sports in your home, this…

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