Teaching young volleyball players fundamental skills – and making the process fun – is on your coaching To-Do List. Use these tips, courtesy of the University of Wisconsin women’s volleyball coaching staff, to make it happen.
Professional hockey goaltender Jenny Scrivens played many sports growing up, and gained a variety of incredibly important skills by doing so. And the talented netminder strongly encourages today’s young athletes to avoid specializing too soon.
Former Green Bay linebacker Brady Poppinga, author of The True Spirit of Competition, shares valuable insight for coaches and parents on helping young athletes squeeze the most out of their experiences. Are you making it all about the kids?
Prolific goal scorer and winner of Olympic gold at the 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games, Lindsay Tarpley’s love of soccer was cultivated early on by caring parents who didn’t push, pressure or pile on unrealistic expectations.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny sat down with SK Live to share his insights on coaching kids. Check out Part II of our conversation and share your own youth sports memories for a chance to win an autographed copy of his New York Times bestseller, The Matheny Manifesto.
The WNBA’s top scorer and leading vote-getter for the upcoming All-Star Game addresses the impact of volunteer coaches, bullying, connecting with kids, and her secret for free throw shooting (she rarely misses!)
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