Last Saturday I enjoyed the beautiful experience of watching my amazing daughter graduate from a major university in Tennessee. She graduated with a grade point average above a 3.0, battled through an ACL surgery, and competed tenaciously as a starter...
Our latest discussions, videos, and podcast will provide insight onto how you can help restore the joy of sports for every athlete.
I recently watched 2 of my teenage girls walk through the club volleyball tryout journey. Wow, you would have thought it was life and death! Uncertainty, comparison, frustration and so many other emotions run rampant. Maybe you are in a...
One of the many things and athlete will face is being put on the bench. So much of our (parents included) validation and identity lies in where we see ourselves (our children) on the depth chart. We often find the...
Have you ever had someone try to climb in your canoe while you were in the middle of the lake? Talk about a disaster. It’s almost impossible to get in without disrupting, flipping or even sinking the canoe. This is the picture I...
The phone rang and it was my 12 year old daughter. I was coaching at the NCAA Wrestling tournament and had to miss her event. I answered the phone and on the other end was a bubbly 12 year old girl who...
So many times, people use the end of an athletes' career to determine how much they "developed", but is where an athlete finishes their career really tell us how much they developed? Let's talk about what athlete development really looks...
Developing Great Athletes
The Dangers of Extrinsic Rewards
The 80 20 Rule and Sports
Per Child Spending in Youth Sport
Why Kids Play Sports
The Primary Purpose of Sport
A Better Sports League
Struggle vs Failure
Coaches Create Buy In From Parents
A Great Reminder
4 Principles to Help the Parenting Journey
It Started with Sports Center
Chosen and Unchosen Struggle