DO IT RIGHT DIRECTORY
Education builds trust just as purposeful practice builds strong athletes. Unfortunately, however, it’s not always easy to know how to best manage, organize, and deliver youth sports.
To help, we’ve collected and curated the best youth sports advice, educational content, informative articles, blogs, and videos and placed them at your fingertips. This comprehensive knowledge base is searchable by keywords (e.g. “bullying” or “multisport athletes”) as well as sport, or author’s name.
You will not find news stories about youth sports subjects in this compendium. You will find only relevant content to help all of us Do Youth Sports Right.
Our sources include The United States Olympic Committee, True Sport, the Positive Coaching Alliance, the U.S. Center for SafeSport, the Changing the Game Project, as well as the work of Reed Maltbie, James Leath, John O’Sullivan, and others.
Please dive in. We hope our trust-building and trustworthy platform helps us all Do Youth Sports Right.
In this Aspen Institute Project Play interview and article by Jon Solomon, Great Coach Founder and CEO Bill Kerig speaks about the dynamics and effective uses of return to play apps in youth sports. Bill shares his keen insights and opinions about how sports organizations, from recreational to club to national level teams, can utilize technology tools and apps to safely and thoughtfully get athletes back to sport.Read More
Great Coach on Park City TVMay 4, 2020
GC Founder/CEO Bill Kerig speaks with PCTV Conrad Iacobellis in this 2-part interview to share several return to sport policies and practices as communities consider emerging from COVID stay in place ordersRead More
Leaders Chart Path Back to Playing Fields for Amateur SportsWednesday, April 29, 2020
Doctors, scientists and sports leaders are outlining the path back to playing fields for youth and amateur sports.Read More
USOPC Announces Return To Sport Protocol, Great Coach Offers Tech SolutionWednesday, April 29, 2020
USOPC Chief Medical Officer outlines detailed steps for amateur sports organization to return to sport.Read More
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.Read More
How young athletes can sustain and recover from long summer workouts, camps and tournament days.Read More
How we can determine the amount of protein our athletes are getting and need.Read More
Inclusive athletic environments are instrumental to success both on and off the field.Read More
5 things to know now about the proper use of supplements.Read More
Warning signs when evaluating and researching supplements.Read More
Tips on how to help kids snack healthy on those long game days.Read More
To ensure optimal bone health check out these tips from TrueSport!Read More
In reality, tryouts aren’t perfect. But one thing teams can control is how they remove biases from tryouts.Read More
Dr. Colleen Hacker ([@DrColleenHacker](https://twitter.com/DrColleenHacker)), a member of PCA's National Advisory Board, has served on the coaching staff for six Olympic Games in three different team sports (soccer, field hockey, and most recently ice hockey). Hacker, who has a Ph.D. and is a Professor of Sport & Exercise Psychology, has served as the U.S. Women's National Team’s (USA Ice Hockey) Mental Skills Coach since 2011.Read More
This 100-point exercise is designed to help coaches think about the values they want as part of their culture.Read More
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.Read More
A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.Read More
Coach your players to lock into the present moment, focused on what they can control, says Lucid Performance.Read More
Called upon to volunteer as a youth sports coach? You can do it! We can help! Try these 11 tips.Read More
What are your sources for the Do It Right Directory?
- The United States Olympic Committee
- True Sport
- Positive Coaching Alliance
- U.S. Center for SafeSport
- US Ski and Snowboard
- Changing the Game Project
- Reed Maltbie
- James Leath
- John O’Sullivan
- Working With Parents in Sport
How can I submit my content for inclusion within the Do It Right Directory?
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