Youth Soccer Practice Plans make coaching easier + MORE

Youth Soccer Practice Plans make coaching easier + MORE
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7 Tips For Sports Parents To Help Athletes Stay Composed + MORE

Many young athletes have a difficult time staying composed after making a mistake during competition. Check out the infographic below to help your athlete stay composed: Please share the info graphic with other parents and coaches who you think would appreciate it. The graphic below will help you te.... More »
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On-Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study provides a 25 year data analysis of emergency department visits for injuries from youth soccer and shows a year to year significant in.... More »
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Buck Hill – The Little Hill that Launched a Legend

By now you’ve probably heard of skier Lindsey Vonn. But did you know that she has now become the most successful American ski racer in history? Superstar Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn has Olympic gold and bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals, seven World Cup season titles in the downhill,.... More »
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Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic + MORE

  Every time my boss would walk in I would get nervous. I’d bury myself into my computer screen hoping to not be noticed. I felt like an eleven year old in a room full of adults.  The problem was that I was in my thirties. A deeply rooted fear of authority and constant need to please ruled m.... More »

ATHLETIC DIRECTORS: Why are So Many Long-Time Coaches Being Let Go at Scarsdale High School? + MORE

Something very curious has been happening at prestigious Scarsdale (NY) HS over the last couple of years. Despite having some very successful athletic programs, at least half a dozen experienced head varsity coaches have been let go. And in all of the cases, nobody knows why. Even some of the dismis.... More »
flag football tournament 1401360036 2070514740 Youth Soccer Practice Plans make coaching easier + MOREMLB Network analyst and former MLB pitcher, Mitch Williams, is the latest coach to give youth sports coaches a bad rap.  Williams, also known during his playing career as “Wild Thing”, has been put on an indefinite leave of absence from the MLB Network after he was ejected from his team’s tournament game at the Ripken Baseball Tournament in Aberdeen, MD last week…

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The Sassy Teenage Game Plan


When our kids talk back and push us to the limit, there is one response that Bill Cosby’s father coined that reigns supreme.
“I brought you into this world and I’ll take you out!”
As our kids grow up, the work goes from physical to mental.  When they enter the teenage years, it reaches a new level of intensity…

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junior football tournaments 1401360030 147515416 Youth Soccer Practice Plans make coaching easier + MOREFormer University of St. Thomas Soccer Coach Colleen Carey was twice selected as MIAC Coach of the Year recognizing her team’s impressive winning records and achievements.  As she highlights in the introduction of her new book, Well Prepared Coach Youth Soccer Practice Plans ($29.95, ebook), things weren’t always that easy for her coaching…

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I like to say that with the rapid rate of change, or even upheaval, in the journalism business, we’re all journalism students all the time, even gristly old vets like me who last spent significant time in classrooms when there was still chalk in them.
Kids, ask your grandparents why chalk would have been in a classroom…

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