Hardy Nickerson, defensive coordinator for the University of Illinois and a long-time youth coach, shares his keys for energizing practices and connecting with kids, and divulges the toughest NFL running back to tackle.
Winner of gold medals at the 2016 and 2012 Summer Olympics, Missy Franklin encourages young athletes – win or lose – to be proud of doing their best. Are you teaching young athletes to embrace this important mindset?
Randolph Childress, one of Wake Forest’s most prolific scorers during his playing days and now the team’s associate head coach, on helping youngsters embrace the challenges of learning and improving in the sport
One of the greatest players in the history of Tennessee basketball, and now the highly successful head coach of the Lady Vols, serves up tips on teaching defense – and being a volunteer coach who truly cares
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.
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