A Letter From Frank Martin to His Program

The following letter was written by South Carolina Men’s Basketball Coach Frank Martin to their program and fans after their NCAA Tournament upset of Duke. This is the same kind of passion our coaching staff has for our program and the players in it, so it spoke to all of us. The full letter can […]

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Doc Rivers On Sports Parents Seeking More Playing Time

Doc Rivers is the head coach for the Los Angeles Clippers and a PCA National Advisory Board Member. He had a stellar playing career with Marquette University and several NBA teams before moving on to coach the Orlando Magic and then the Celtics, whom he led to the 2008 NBA Championship. Rivers is also a […]

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Empowering Conversations with Your Child

courtesy of Positive Coaching Alliance (download the pdf here) It is important that parents intentionally converse with their children about the youth sports experience. However, too often that means the parents talk and the child listens; it’s better when children also talk and parents also listen. Here are some suggestions about engaging your children in a […]

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My Son Didn’t Start Today

by Chris Fore My son is 9.  His name is Nate.  He LOVES sports. In football this year, he led the team in touchdowns . . . . and tackles.  In baseball, he was the starting short stop, and hit the ball further than anyone in the whole league.   In soccer, nobody on his […]

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