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How Coaches Help Others Thrive

By Scott Fintzy, Thrive Global 10/15/2019, 8:30pm CDT

Coaching is much more than an extracurricular activity focused on achieving success. Instead, it is a long-term commitment to each and every member of one’s team, as well as their personal improvement, mindset, and the fulfillment of their respective goals. 

3 Common Exercises I No Longer Program for Athletes

By Stack MVP 09/27/2019, 8:45am CDT

Below are three popular exercises that may still be apart of your program but no longer useful to athletes. 

Small Area Games, Big Rewards at 10U

By Michael Rand, USA Hockey 09/26/2019, 1:00pm CDT

Bob Mancini shares how young players, specifically at a 10U level benefit from small-area games.

Five Common Mistakes Volunteer Soccer Coaches Make and How to Fix Them

By Chris Hummer, Soccer Wire 09/17/2019, 12:45pm CDT

When in doubt, just let them play. At the youngest ages, where players may only have a few hours of total lifetime experience on a soccer team in a game situation, just letting them play at practice during the week can actually be the best thing for them.

5 Keys to Exit Velocity

By BRX Performance 09/13/2019, 1:00pm CDT

This article will discuss the exit velocity test and 5 tips for improving it.

Below are a list of strategies to make your coaching game more effective this season.

A Parent's Guide to Coaching American Youth Football

By Laurie Dove, HowStuffWorks 09/11/2019, 8:00pm CDT

Coaching is far more than one play, in one game, in one season. It's a commitment that can elevate the game, and your players, for a lifetime.

5 Powerful Tips for Coaching Millennial Athletes

By Stack 09/05/2019, 8:15am CDT

But as an athlete's coach, you can be an incredible role model in their life. Showing them how to step up and handle difficult situations is one of the greatest gifts we can give them.

Tips For Understanding Coaching Generation Z

By FloSoftball Staff 09/04/2019, 7:00pm CDT

Our challenge in developing these athletes is to understand them and adapt our teaching to reach them effectively.  On the development side of this generation is a need for fast-paced, multi-faceted information so as a coach, you want to give them that as much as possible. 

5 Ways to Foster a Positive Team Culture

By TrueSport 09/03/2019, 1:00pm CDT

For young athletes, it’s not about winning or even about learning skills – it’s about building self-esteem and friendships and the other intangibles.

Parents & Athletes

  • Best Football Colleges

  • By Next College Student Athlete 10/16/2019, 7:45pm CDT
  • College Football is one of the most competitive sports and with a lot of big names it can be hard to decide on the right fit. There are things more important than what division the school competes in for football.
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