The Importance of Doing the Right Thing + MORE

The Importance of Doing the Right Thing + MORE

Sports Parenting Podcast: Female Coach, Football, and Sports Safety

To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Is football safe? Can a female coach high school football? What can you do to help your child stay safe in youth sports? Knengi Martin of USA Football is my podcast guest and she answers all of these questions–and more. Cu.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: What To Do When Neither Team Tries to Win….

Game-Fixing and Youth Coaching Ethics By Doug Abrams Under the headline, “Two Youth Teams Apparently Fixed a Match At a Tournament,” Fox Soccer writer Alex Dowd described a U-18 girls game played on July 28 at the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco, Texas. He reported that the two .... More »
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The Nemesis In The Goal

I despised him, and him me, or so we thought. He was a nemesis without my ever defining him as such. All because of a game. And yet, given a few years and unique circumstances, he became a dear friend, even standing next to me years later at my wedding. All because of that same game. I attended Stan.... More »

Wichita State teaches young athletes about injury

This story is a couple weeks old now, but it is so utterly fantastic that we couldn’t help but share, even now. As a reader of this blog, you probably know that CoachUp believes parents and coaches have a massive responsibility to keep our young athletes safe. So, when we found out that Wichi.... More »

New Softball Mom Planner Gets You Organized

The new Softball Mom Planner provides 8 customizable forms for you to stay on top of all the goings on for the season. Things can get hectic with traveling sports, but this tool will keep you organized. The 8 forms are a perfect tool for any parent or coach. You’ll get a pre-season checklist, .... More »
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It’s difficult to turn on a television or view the Internet without seeing examples of people doing bad things and reaping rewards from their actions. For instance, Jordan Belfort, the real life “Wolf of Wall Street,” who conned piles of money from innocent, hardworking people spent little time suffering for his crime…

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AAU basketball (Amateur Athletic Union) season brings both anticipation and dread for parents of avid ballers. Don’t you ever ask yourself, Why are we putting ourselves through this? Two of my three kids played AAU basketball in middle and high school and I will tell you that it is not an easy commitment for a…

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