A child’s first coach wields enormous influence and can be the difference between a child loving – or leaving – the sport. Just ask Prim Siripipat, whose love of tennis was forged by an incredibly supportive and caring coach
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.
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
ESPN football analyst David Pollack – a father of two and volunteer coach of several sports – cares deeply about kids and their youth sports experiences. Use his insights to help be a difference maker with your young athletes
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