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Participation Trophies: Are They Worth It?

Participation Trophies: Are They Worth It?

The world of sports has no shortage of controversies or debates. Do the Patriots deserve a set of Super Bowl rings in spite of Deflategate? Are college athletes amateurs or do they deserve to be paid? Perhaps the most divisive question in sports, however, is whether...
How to Encourage Your Child to Practice Sports

How to Encourage Your Child to Practice Sports

For most parents, youth sports are a valuable way for their children to learn skills and behaviors that apply both on and off the field. Athletes learn hard work, for example, through time that they spend running drills and practicing their plays, which helps kids to...

The Merits of Playing Multiple Sports

For many parents, keeping just one child enrolled in a single sport can feel like a superhuman task: managing the schedule of practices and trainings, getting to games on time, making sure that uniforms and equipment are packed and ready, and so much more. While...

What to Do When Your Child Wants to Quit Youth Sports

Youth sports may be a rite of passage for millions of American children, but that doesn’t mean they’re a lifelong commitment or passion. In fact, according to the National Alliance for Youth Sports, 70% of kids stop playing organized sports by the age of 13. While...

Advice for New Coaches

Youth sports is all about having fun, but it takes a lot of hard work for every fun-filled practice or game to go off without a hitch. While parents certainly play a large role in the success of youth sports programs, the person who carries the most responsibility is...