At the end of the day, kids sports are supposed to be fun. But in a world of hyper-competitiveness, we’ve seemed to have lost sight of that.
Coaching youth sports is one of the toughest jobs out there. But the amount of training coaches receive is lackluster. If you aren’t getting the formal training you might want, seek out the learning yourself.
As a coach, your list of responsibilities is rather extensive. You may find that you have limited time to keep up to date on coaching techniques and advice. Time might not always allow for reading an article, but fitting in some podcasts isn’t as difficult. Podcasts can be amazing resources for a coach. Not sure which ones to start listening to? Here are five of the best podcasts for coaches.
Coaches have their own way of doing things. No two coaches run their team and teach the same way. If you’ve been coaching for a while, you probably know how to manage a team. You’ve settled into a style that works for you. For newer coaches, figuring out what kind of coach you want to […]
Maybe one of the best quotes to portray what being a coach is all about was said by legendary Tennessee Women’s Basketball coach Pat Summitt. She once stated, “Most people get excited about games, but I’ve got to be excited about practice, because that’s my classroom.” A great coach should see themselves as a teacher, […]
For any college student who has dreamed of a life of working the professional sports world, entering this competitive industry can seem like an impossible task. After all, the world of sports is fiercely competitive, both on and off the field or the court. When you’re contemplating a career in sports, the most important thing […]
Your child made the travel team and you’ve offered to be the team’s manager. Now what? Here are six tips on how to successfully manage travel teams.