This article details an incident in which a coach shoves a player. Idaho State Suspends Coach Over Shoving Incident There are many significant issues in this story, with one being where lies the border between an incident like this being private and being public? That’s a question that seems to be being asked more and […]
This is one of those stories: Youth Football Coach Won’t Be Charged with Felony in Assault Case. I’m not weighing in on either side. Just one of those stories.
You drop a stone in water and the ripples flow away from the center point. I’m a believer that this ripple effect plays a large role in all we do — and coaching sports is no different. (We would be foolish to think it didn’t.) We don’t know what the ripples will be from the Sandusky travesty […]
The topic of parents and coaching is a hot one now, for many different reasons. This article outlines some nice tools to think about incorporating to help the relationship keep functioning well.
24 hours in coaching is HAVING 10 pm. Sitting at my desk. Working the next day’s practice. Within reach is a list of things that HAVE to be done before practice, a list of things that HAVE to be done for my home/family/self, and a list of HAVE TO BE DONE things for everything else […]
I’m tired. I just gave a two hour talk. Well—45 minutes of talking, and 75 minutes of answering questions. The topic was how parents of high school student athletes can best deal with college coaches. (I figured since I am a college coach I might know the topic.) The title of our talk was The 9 Worst Things […]