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'Positive' Youth Coaches Getting Harder to Find

By The Gazette, 01/03/20, 4:15PM CST

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It’s not just youth sport referees who are decreasing in numbers, but coaches as well.

My 9-year-old grandson was lucky to be having a fall sports season.

The week before practice was to begin, no one had stepped up to coach his flag football team. Thankfully, one of the dad’s decided to take on the volunteer position so his own son could play.

It’s a familiar story line. It’s not just youth sport referees who are decreasing in numbers, but coaches as well.