10 Secrets Young Athletes Want Dad to Know

Sports Dads, can we talk for a minute about your young athletes? As a coach’s wife for 3 decades and sports mom for 21 years, I’ve seen just about every kind of sports dad there is, and I know you–you are most likely very competitive, love your child, and ultimately just want him o.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Tips for Basketball Players Who Want to Play at the Next Level + MORE

To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. If your child plays basketball, and desires to keep playing through high school, perhaps even college, you must listen to what my guest, Kyle Ohman of has to say. He has some great tips for parents, coaches and athletes about bask.... More »

The Japanese Babe Ruth: Shohei Ohtani

There is a new sensation in baseball and he is from Japan. He is on a record-breaking spree and if we are to go by the numbers (and even performance on the field), it would not be wrong to claim that he is the Japanese equivalent of the legend, Babe Ruth. The player is Shohei […] The post The .... More »
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8 Steps to Seamless Youth Sports Fundraising + MORE

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. It’s back-to-school time! And one of the first orders of business for sports teams wi.... More »


Several notable developments occurred this past week focusing on youth soccer – and most notably – on concussions and especially with girls and women who play soccer. Let me start by giving you the headlines and we’ll go from there: A new study,  just published by the Journal of the American .... More »
Here’s a quick review of the biggest topics and headlines regarding sports parenting issues from 2014.
Let’s start with the biggest issue of the year…concussions:
Here’s what we know:
1– Concussions are commonplace in HS football, but they also occur in any contact sport, such as ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, field hockey, and so on…

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