A website developed from a parent’s perspective. However, it also has a lot to offer coaches. The information provided on this website is compiled from highly qualified individuals and addresses a wide variety of topics.
Coaches Choice is one of the leading publishers of sports-specific books. Coaches looking to expand their knowledge base will find many great options here.
Sideline Sports Doc
A great program for coaches looking to increase their understanding of sports injuries and how to treat them.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is the industry leader in First Aid and CPR. Most states offer sports-specific programs; check with your local chapter to see course offerings.
Noggin Power 2
Provides outstanding resources for both coaches and parents on a variety of issues that will help in developing the complete player.
The International Sports Professionals Association
The International Sports Professionals Association is the leading credentialing body of sports professionals in the world. Provides coaches with a wealth of resources and cutting edge information.
Below you will find links to valuable articles. These articles cover a wide range of issues in youth coaching. The articles featured below are from a variety of sources including, but not limited to, in house publications, scholarly publications and newspaper articles. The purpose of these articles is not only to further a coach’s knowledge of youth sports issues but also to stimulate conversation. Check back often, as new articles will be added regularly.
By Dr. John E. Mayer, Ph.D.
Featured in New York Times
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