The Frustrations of Watching Your Child Sit the Bench: Two Things You Need to Know + MORE

The Frustrations of Watching Your Child Sit the Bench: Two Things You Need to Know + MORE

Brotherly Love: An Inspirational Story + MORE

This is a story of brotherly love and inclusion. More than three-fourth million Americans suffer from Cerebral Palsy. Still not much is known about this condition. It is in order to spread more awareness about this unique condition that Hunter Gandee, 16, from Michigan goes on a walk every year carr.... More »

Survey Says…Youth Sports Pressures are Real + MORE

This survey of 1,000 Americans by the Yellowbrick Treatment Program shows some interesting numbers about youth sports. Do you think it’s an accurate reflection?   Are you struggling with a specific problem in your parenting? Do you feel like you’ve hit a wall and just don’t .... More »
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How Parents Can Encourage Kids Without Pressure

How to Avoid Pressuring Young Athletes A sports parent asks: “When should children be encouraged to push through the hard times and when is it okay for them to just take a break?” At a certain point in your children’s athletic careers, all parents must ask themselves this questionR.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Parents Sue School District So Their Injured Son Can Play in Championship Game

Every so often, something happens in the course of amateur and youth sports that makes one pause….and makes one think about whether we as sports parent really do have our priorities in order. Let ask you this: if your son, a HS football player, had been diagnosed with a possible concussion, would .... More »

DANGERS OF THROWING CURVE BALLS: An Interview with Jeff Passan, Best-selling Author of THE ARM + MORE

Over the years, I have received lots of requests from my WFAN listeners regarding booking guests for this show, but I have to admit, I received more requests for a book called THE ARM than for any other author. THE ARM, which is subtitled Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commod.... More »
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You’re telling us it’s time for Halloween again? Pictured above, of course, is our wonderful team in 2014 celebrating this wonderful holiday in our wonderful city. Basically, CoachUp takes this day very seriously, so what better way to display our love than by combining sports and costumes? Yes, that’s right — our Weekend Fun gets spooky this time around! We’ve done our research and found some Halloween-themed races from around the country so you can take on the world in your favorite disguise…

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Sitting in the stands and watching your child sit on the bench is a tough pill for sports parents to swallow. It will never be easy, but there are two things you can do to make the most of the situation:   It’s October, time for another Positive Youth Sports Winner! Who do you know…Read More
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