How players are supervised, motivated, coached and communicated with has a lasting effect on how they think, feel and function in the sport for years to come. A leading expert shares what you need to know heading into your season
Former Ohio State quarterback and current ESPN broadcaster Kirk Herbstreit, author of Out of the Pocket, shares his youth sports journey and insights on what volunteer coaches and parents of young athletes should focus on
Stanford’s Ashten Prechtel and Hannah Jump on managing stress, competing with confidence, being supportive teammates, and more – lessons they shared all summer long working with youth at a Bay Area Skyhawks Sports Academy
Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber, head gymnastics coach at the University of Arkansas, on the importance of young athletes experiencing failure and developing that all-important resilience to excel in sports and life
Former University of Louisville volleyball player Courtney Robison-Dixon, author of the new book LIVING IN REAL TIME, on helping young girls navigate the intense pressures imposed by social media and flourish on and off the court
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