Tag: coaching

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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We have to do better than threats to the safety of others

youth sports problems and perspectives

A Hawaii high school football team recently forfeited the remainder of their season due to “extreme concerns for student and staff safety”. Another headline from KHNL reads “Parent, coach tensions result in halt of Kaiser’s football season.” Most the season

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