COVID-19 Upside? Pushing the Reset Button on Youth Sports

I read a good article about the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the grassroots hockey experience in The Hockey News. Unfortunately, the article is only available to subscribers. The author, Ken Campbell, offers tips on ‘Making the Best of a Bad Year’ (the article’s title). I think his recommendations work for all youth sports,Continue reading “COVID-19 Upside? Pushing the Reset Button on Youth Sports”

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”