Tag: coaching

Episode 1: When Coaches Steal the Joy from the Game

Episode 9: Confessions of a Sports Mom

There are times in youth sport when athletes want to quit “because of the coach.” As a parent, what do you do in this situation? I share some ideas with you as well as some words of encouragement for players

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Double Standards of “Leadership” in Youth Sports

Leadership requires character. I have, literally, seen situations where “leaders” feel they have the right, maybe even the duty, to request to see a team captain privately, just so they can ream them for the failures of the team. At

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We Don’t Need More Positive Sports Parents

be relentless in your pursuit of excellence

We don’t need more positive coaches or positive sports parents. Why? Because many who buy in to those ideas kind of have this feeling that not being mean is more or less the extent of what it entails … not swearing at the

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