St. Louis manager Mike Matheny shares insights on coaching kids
St. Louis manager Mike Matheny, who has guided the Cardinals into the post-season in each of his four seasons at the helm, has clearly emerged as one of the game’s best leaders.
But equally impressive is his approach to coaching youth sports, which he did after retiring from his 13-year Major League career as a catcher and four-time Gold Glove winner.
Matheny sat down with the National Alliance for Youth Sports to talk about coaching kids, motivating them, dealing with parents, and more, in this episode of Game Changers, which you can check out HERE.
Traci Callahan, professional beach volleyball player and youth coach, on the value of providing honest feedback to young players to forge connections, drive development and deliver rewarding seasons
During these unprecedented times coaches still play an all-important role in their young athletes’ lives. Use these tips from well-known psychologist Dr. Peter Scales to stay connected, involved and help players be ready once seasons resume.
University of Iowa women’s volleyball coach Vicki Brown shares how she used visualization during her days as a youth coach to prepare teens for productive practicing
Volunteer youth coach of several sports on recognizing each young athlete's learning style and treating everyone with that all-important respect