Team Player Podcast: Help Your Child Be a Team Player + MORE

Team Player Podcast: Help Your Child Be a Team Player + MORE

How Your Child Wants to Be Treated After Playing Sports

Do you know how your child wanted to be treated after playing sports? This post is an excerpt from my book 11 Habits of Happy and Positive Sports Parents.  To get your copy or learn how you can give one to every parent on your child’s team, click here. Does your child know and believe...Read&.... More »

WOC #19 Sam Walker, Best Selling Author of The Captain Class, The counterintuitive leadership qualities of the men and women who led the greatest teams of all time. + MORE

What do the Collingwood Magpies, the New Zealand All Blacks, Barcelona Football Club and the New York Yankees have in common? They’re all members of author Sam Walker’s list of the 16 greatest sports teams ever. It’s not the talent, the coach, or the strategy that made these teams great –.... More »
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TITLE IX ISSUES: The Untapped Power of Moms Who Coach + MORE

 Women as Youth League Coaches  By Doug Abrams  With planning for spring youth league seasons underway in many communities, Renee Moilanen contributed a thoughtful article late last month in The Daily Breeze (Torrance, Calif.). The theme was that sports programs serve players best by assuring qu.... More »

HEROIC COACHES: WHAT ONE MAN IS DOING TO REVIVE INNER-CITY BASEBALL

It was back in October of 2013….close to two years ago….that I introduced you my WFAN audience to Steve Bandura of the Anderson Monarchs baseball team. And I approached Steve a few weeks ago to have him back on. To me, Steve is one of those unsung American heroes who, for 20- years in South Phil.... More »
 Team Player Podcast: Help Your Child Be a Team Player + MORE

Six Summer Sanity Strategies for Parents + MORE

This is it. That time of year when it hits you – summer’s in full swing and there’s no school reprieve. Let the “what do we do NOW” chants begin. There is hope, however, for getting through the “dog days” of summer without losing your marbles, your patience or your temper. Let’s tak.... More »
To Listen to the Podcast, click on the arrow above. Learning to be a team player is something all parents and coaches can probably agree on. But it’s pretty evident by all the chaos in the youth sports world that not everyone agrees just how that should look. Today’s guest is Solomon Alexander from the…

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Loyola of Chicago’s Dr. Neeru Jayanthi asks sports parents, organizations, and medical professionals to just "let kids be kids," warns parents "not to drink the Kool-Aid" on the perceived benefits of early specialization, and suggests two simple rules for youth sports: that kids (1) not play more hours per week in sport than their age; and (2) devote no more than twice the time playing organized sports than spent in free, unstructured play…

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