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The scouts snickered. They looked at the time again. To this day the 5.28 second 40 yard dash time is one of the slowest for quarterbacks in the history of the NFL combine. His 24.5 inch vertical leap didn’t have them lining up at his door either. He had been a good, but not an The post The Talent.... More »

Chiefs’ Eric Berry Tackled Cancer in All-Pro Style

After a star collegiate career at Tennessee, where he was a two-time All-American and recognized as the best defensive back in the country, Eric Berry joined the Kansas City Chiefs as the 5th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Berry led the team in interceptions his rookie year and was selected as .... More »

COMMUNICATING WITH THE PARENTS: Part II of Doug Abrams’ Experiences as a Youth Hockey Coach + MORE

 Using Email to Communicate With the Team’s Parents (Part 2) By Doug Abrams Part 1 of this three-part column urged community youth league coaches to consider using email to share observations and explanations with parents before, during, and after the season. The Part provided emails that I, as h.... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: Losing One’s Perspective During the Post-Game Handshake + MORE

When Coaches’ Misconduct Disrupts Post-Game Handshake Lines By Doug Abrams Late last month, the Omaha World-Herald reported that police ticketed a 52-year-old coach for suspected assault and battery on a 10-year-old opponent as the teams traded high-fives in the post-game handshake line after a fl.... More »

GETTING CUT: What Today’s Parents Have to Keep in Mind

As we enter into the cooler months of the school year, that means that active try outs for basketball and ice hockey teams are looming. Both sports tend to be very competitive in terms of eager and hopeful kids who want to make the squad, especially in the middle school, travel team, or high school .... More »

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How To Comeback After Mistakes
As many as 75% of the athletes we work with are very hard on themselves after a mistake or loss.
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Sports parents, let me get straight to the point: if you want your child to have a good youth sports experience, then it’s got to start with you. Stay away from these 20 bad sports parenting habits if you want to keep your child from having a miserable season. Make winning the only priority. Fall…

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Coach Spotlight Series: Catching Up With Natalie Johnston — CoachUp Blog As you’ve been accustomed to in our weekly spotlights and newsletters, we try to chat with coaches that exemplify the #CoachUpWay. Hard-working coaches deserve all the shine and praise, so we’ve been bringing you tips, tricks, and strategies to improve your profiles and experiences on […] The post Coach Spotlight Series: Catching Up With Natalie Johnston appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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Battle of the Superstars: Crosby vs. Ovechkin With the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins set to face off in the second of the NHL Playoffs, there’s no more perfect time than now to post this wonderful infographic. No matter what level of NHL knowledge you own, it’s not difficult to align with the belief that Alex Ovechkin […] The post Battle of the Superstars: Crosby vs…

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