Tackling Childhood Cancer + MORE
Finding just the right gift for coaches is always a challenge. As a coach’s wife for 29 years, I think I saw just about every gift possible for a coach. But I decided to do a little digging and come up with some creative ideas. Here are 5 unique gifts for coaches (and volunteers) that...Read.... More »
More About Why Criminal Prosecutions Can Help Control Parental Violence in Youth Sports By Doug Abrams A few years ago, a Minnesota judge sentenced a father to six months in prison for grabbing his son’s pee wee hockey coach in a choke hold during a practice session while the 11-12-year-o.... More »
A couple of weeks ago, we really zeroed in on what –in my opinion — I consider to be at the true epicenter of all the conflicts and friction these days between Sports Parents and HS coaches. More specifically, the issue of Parental Expectations for their kids in sports. The response to t.... More »
What’s the best kids’ sports drink for your child to consume? There are so many that claim to be the best, how’s a parent to know? Let’s start with a simpler question: are sports drinks even necessary? A couple of weeks ago, I was one of the speakers at the Elite Soccer Summi.... More »
Concerned About Your Child's New Summer Coach/Camp Counselor? Trust Your Instincts and Do Your Research + MORE
By Rachel Flanagan With summer break comes a burst of new activities for families, including summer camp for kids, plus a plethora of sports and academic opportunities. That means you and your children meeting and interacting with new counselors, coaches, tutors and others. There are m.... More »
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Welcome to my All Star Podcasting Series! Episode #8 This 10-week series features 10 indepth podcast discussions with some of my best past podcast guests. In my other podcasts, we touched on some of these subjects, but I want to go deeper, ask harder questions,…
The CoachUp ThumbsUp Award: Scott Bergin Today we’re introducing a new series called The CoachUp ThumbsUp Award, a special post that we’re dedicating to any coach that is making a difference in their community. In the vast sea of coaching — both volunteer and one-on-one trainers — those that shine brightest deserve their time in the […] The post The CoachUp ThumbsUp Award: Scott Bergin appeared first on CoachUp Blog.
Tackling is a tough job for NFL linebackers. Tackling childhood cancer is even tougher. But the Washington Redskins linebacker crew was up to the task after being challenged by Washington Redskins inside linebackers coach, Kirk Olivadotti. Fundraiser for Curing Kids Cancer Kirk told his players that he would donate $10 for every tackle they made […] The post Tackling Childhood Cancer appeared first on Sports Feel Good Stories.