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Lessons Learned From My First Year Coaching Youth Basketball

By Bill Bender, Sporting News 03/11/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Everybody remembers wins and losses. Few people remember the actual score.

“That’s what it’s all about, just inspiring kids, being role models,” the second-year Magic forward said. “I'm sure they are having the time of their lives right now."

Rival Tennessee Schools Show New Levels of Sportsmanship

By Jason Hall, Fox 17 03/08/2019, 12:00pm CST

"From that point on, the two student sections started chanting back and forth, supporting players on both teams. After the game, students started chanting for a group picture," 

Though the crowd roared with applause and players jumped and shrieked in celebration, it wasn’t the game-winning heroics that made Gourneau proud, but what happened after.

Young Athletes Gain Sportsmanship, Life Skills Through Cyo Sports

By Caroline Powers and Andrew Masse, WesternMass News 03/04/2019, 12:00pm CST

It's great to see how kids react to things, but also how they grow and learn from mistakes, so it's not just basketball. It's what they learn outside as well. It's all fun.

Through Cancer, Loss, High School Basketball Team Helps Coach

By Jay Edwards and Langston Wertz Jr., The Charlotte Observer 03/01/2019, 12:00pm CST

“Dealing with all of that and still teaching and coaching became my new normal. It felt good, because I felt like (cancer) wasn’t defeating me.”

How to Get Started in Basketball Coaching

By Dave Nash, The Sports Daily 02/25/2019, 12:00pm CST

A good communication skill can quickly get trust of their students and it will build a sense of trust for an effective working relationship.

What to Look for in a Youth Sports Program

By Colorado Premier Basketball 02/19/2019, 12:00pm CST

It is important to evaluate if a program has developed players that have reached a level of success that your child wishes to reach. 

How to Get a Confident Shooting Hand in Basketball

By Mental Toughness Trainer 02/13/2019, 12:00pm CST

Confidence in shooting is everything to a basketball player!

What Defense Should You Teach Youth Players: Zone, Man, Press?

By Joe Haefner, Basketball Breakthrough 02/12/2019, 12:00pm CST

Unlike man to man defense, you don't even have to apply good defensive principles to be effective at the youth level.

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