That Unique Quality Which Separates a Great Coach from a Good Coach + MORE

That Unique Quality Which Separates a Great Coach from a Good Coach + MORE

When Recruiting, College Coaches are Watching YOU too, Sports Parents

If your child wants to play sports in college, you are probably doing everything you can to help them in the recruiting process to reach their dreams. You may be hiring the best coaches, signing them up for the best teams, and pushing them to get good grades. These are all good things, but if...Read.... More »

Good career advice after a sobering week: Have a Plan A, B, C and D + MORE

As we discussed Friday, last week was a tough one in the sportswriting biz, with Sports on Earth reportedly laying off most of its staff. If your Twitter feed was anything like mine, it was filled with good sportswriters letting everyone know they were looking for work. Sports media is a rough, eve.... More »

Here’s How You Can Help Your Athlete Handle Sports Anger

If your child gets angry when playing sports, you’re not alone. I’d guess that most athletes do at one time or another. Your goal, as a sports parent should not necessarily be to expect your child to never get angry, but rather help them handle the anger…      .... More »
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Mental Keys To Helping Your Athletes Move Past Mistakes… + MORE

Too often, kids get hung up on the mistakes they make in sports. That means as soon as they goof up, they have trouble getting the mistake out of their minds. They dwell on the mistake—instead of moving past it. They scold themselves for goofing up. They then focus on avoiding making more mistakes.... More »

Celebrating One Year With Stephen Curry + Curry Two Sweepstakes!

Wow, has it been one year already? Just about one year ago, Stephen Curry made the decision to join the CoachUp team! Since then, we’ve made countless videos with Stephen and have enjoyed seeing his career bloom in front of our very eyes. We’ve watched in earnest as Stephen became an MVP.... More »

A Stressed Out Dad’s Day


By 7:45 Monday morning, George is already impatient. He’s taking his kids to school and he can’t get everyone in the car. Two “completely unnecessary” delays have already resulted in glares and rebukes. Then, halfway down the driveway, Junior realizes he has to go back in the house for his lunch…

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Baseball America’s annual Top 100 Prospects list hit the web Wednesday, and while the 2014 list itself is behind a paywall, the site did publish a free article looking at the history of the BA Top 100, which is in its 25th year.
It’s a great read, even if you don’t find reading about baseball prospects fascinating…

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It’s safe to say that most of us are stressed out most days. And that stress comes in all shapes and sizes. We’ve got a funny clip for you of Disney’s classic 1950s Motor Mania cartoon to hopefully make you chuckle and let go of some of that unnecessary stress.
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