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.

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media | The ASPEN Institute Project Play

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

media | PCTV

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


Doctors, scientists and sports leaders are outlining the path back to playing fields for youth and amateur sports.Read More

USOPC Chief Medical Officer outlines detailed steps for amateur sports organization to return to sport.Read More

article | PCA Development Zone®

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

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How we can determine the amount of protein our athletes are getting and need.Read More

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Inclusive athletic environments are instrumental to success both on and off the field.Read More

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5 things to know now about the proper use of supplements.Read More

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Warning signs when evaluating and researching supplements.Read More

Tips on how to help kids snack healthy on those long game days.Read More

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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

article | PCA Development Zone®

Dr. Colleen Hacker ([@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

article | PCA Development Zone®

Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.Read More

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A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.Read More

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Coach your players to lock into the present moment, focused on what they can control, says Lucid Performance.Read More

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Called upon to volunteer as a youth sports coach? You can do it! We can help! Try these 11 tips.Read More

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Looking for ways to motivate your players? Searching for pre-game inspiration? Read quotes about positivity.Read More

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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

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