The host of NBA Countdown conquered childhood shyness by participating in sports. Now comfortable and confident in front of the camera talking to millions, she shares her amazing journey that showcases the power of positive youth sports experiences.
Former North Carolina guard Shammond Williams learned many valuable lessons playing for Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith – lessons he shares that you can use to forge stronger connections with your young players.
Tara Zollinger – winner of two field hockey national championships as a player at Maryland and another one just last month as an assistant coach at Syracuse – shares her tips for helping coaches connect with kids and propel them to rewarding seasons.
Maintaining a balanced perspective when it comes to your child and sports isn’t always easy in the heat of the action. Use these tips to help keep your emotions in check and your comments positive all season long.
Dru Joyce, coach and author of Beyond Championships, talks about teaching teamwork, building relationships and making a difference in kids’ lives. Plus, what it was like coaching a youngster who has become one of the world’s most famous athletes.
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