Former NBA great Kiki VanDeWeghe grew up playing a variety of sports because that was the rule enforced by his dad. And guess what? It turns out that's a pretty good model for parents to embrace these days.
The host of NBA Countdown conquered childhood shyness by participating in sports. Now comfortable and confident in front of the camera talking to millions, she shares her amazing journey that showcases the power of positive youth sports experiences.
Duke softball coach and former collegiate pitching great Marissa Young urges today's volunteer coaches to really get to know what makes their players tick in order to connect, motivate and build truly cohesive teams.
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