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!)
Monica Abbott, one of softball’s all-time greatest pitchers, fondly remembers playing for outstanding coaches throughout her youth who made an incredible difference in her life both on and off the field.
Many youth soccer coaches allow tension and stress to affect the quality of their youth soccer practices. Use these tips from a leading soccer expert to squeeze the most out of your time with your players.
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