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.
Mistakes are going to occur during youth sports games, but the defining moment is all about how young athletes react to them, says super-talented Orlando Pride midfielder Kristen Edmonds. What do your players do?
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