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You Think You Have a Concussion. What Next?

To be clear this article is by no means a way to diagnosis and treat a head injury, nor is it an attempt at providing medical advice of any kind. This...

By: Bryce Lawson

Chad Johnson on Coaching His Middle School Track Star Daughter: 'You are a Child, Have Fun'

Cha'iel Johnson might be the fastest middle schooler in America. The 13-year-old track star from Miami, Florida has won three consecutive gold meda...

By: Brandon Hall

NBA Coach Mike Brown: Parents Need to Let Their Kids Lead Post-Game Conversations

The car ride home after a practice or game can often be a one-sided conversation—the parent blurting out everything they wanted to tell their child ...

By: Positive Coaching Alliance

5 Behaviors of High-Performing Sports Parents

Parenting in youth sport has developed into a significant talking point in recent times. Unfortunately most of this discussion centres on overbearing...

By: Michael Cooke

Why Coaches and Parents Should Avoid Placing Too Much Emphasis on Team and Individual Results

Fall season playoff time can be intense, hyper-competitive, exhilarating or heartbreaking. These moments are great opportunities to focus on teachable...

By: Positive Coaching Alliance

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How Steve Gregory Handled the Recruiting Process

Steve Gregory, San Diego Chargers safety, talks about how he handled the recruiting process during his star prep days in New York City.

Kevin Robinson on Balancing School and Riding

Pro BMX rider Kevin Robinson talks about how he balanced school and riding, and discusses how his parents held his grades over him in order to ride his bike.

Shawn Horcoff on Family Support

Shawn Horcoff, Edmonton Oilers all-star center, explains how his parents, wife and children have helped him become the person and athlete he is today.

Wally Szczerbiak on His Biggest Influence

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Wally Szczerbiak talks about how his Dad helped him become the person he is today.

Role of Your Parent During the Recruiting Process

Wayne Mazzoni, author of The Athletic Recruiting & Scholarship Guide, discusses a parent's role during the recruiting process.