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A Shocking Number of Youth Sports Coaches Are Unqualified for the Gig

A great youth sports experience starts with a great coach. The problem is, the number of great coaches in youth sports seems to be decreasing. Many go...

The Message You Send to Your Kid When You Complain About Their Coach

From a coach's perspective, one of the more frustrating situations in youth and high school sports is when parents undermine coaches by openly complai...

Like a Lifeguard on the Beach: How Parents Should Watch Their Kids Play

Play isn't just fun and games. It's a critical part of the human experience that builds certain physical, mental and relational skills we'll draw from...

ESPN's Scott Van Pelt Says America Has a 'Giant Problem' With How We're Raising Our Kids

Michigan State head basketball coach Tom Izzo made waves recently when cameras captured him intensely coaching up freshman forward Aaron Henry during ...

How America Killed Play—and What We Can Do to Bring it Back

In our last piece from our interview with play expert Dr. Peter Gray, we outlined the five criteria of play. For an activity to truly be considered pl...