I revisited a tweet from our friends at Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and it got my angst up. Back in September, PCA tweeted about being mentioned in a San Diego Times Union Tribune article about 'Old School' coaching. Although the article is about high school coaches, I think there are some aspects that apply to … Continue reading ‘Old School’ Coaching
Sports specialization in youth sports is a hot topic. I came across an article in USA Today's High School Sports section highlighting that 30 of the 32 first round picks in the last week's NFL draft played multiple sports in high school. While reading the article, there were links to two others on the subject. … Continue reading Should Your Child Specialize in One Sport?
My dad bought me a book about preparing high school athletes for success. The book is called 6 Steps to Success for High School Student-Athletes and is written by Alonzo Barkley. Barkley is a former college and professional basketball player that now coaches high school in Alabama. Although my focus is on youth recreational sports … Continue reading 6 Steps to Success for High School Student Athletes