2021 is Here!

For many of us, the New Year brings with it renewed hope and expectations. The same is true for youth sports and coaches. COVID-19 disrupted all of our lives last year and youth sports were not immune. Leagues across the country shut down. When some leagues re-opened, there were restrictions on equipment sharing, spacing, andContinue reading “2021 is Here!”

Wearing Two Hats – Coaching Your Own Kid

I recently finished a really good book by Gordon Maclelland of the Working With Parents in Sports organization. The book, Two Hats, is a guide for coaching your own children – that is, wearing two hats: parent and coach. It’s a quick read (only 180 small pages with good sized font) that has much goodContinue reading “Wearing Two Hats – Coaching Your Own Kid”

Over 150 Coaches Trained in Hustle & Attitude Best Practices

When last we met – or at least the last time I posted, I was about to start coaching clinic season. With the virus situation, all the clinics were virtual (thank you, Zoom!). Three scheduled clinics for Flag Football Fanatics turned into four. The live session with Goodyear Parks and Rec fall baseball became myContinue reading “Over 150 Coaches Trained in Hustle & Attitude Best Practices”