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Cleveland's Hiring of Assistant Coach Furthers Progress of Women in the NBA

Earlier this year, NBA commissioner, Adam Silver addressed the need for more hiring of females in the NBA. "The goal is going forward, it should be...

How Good Coaching Grew a Young Tobin Heath's Brilliance

Tobin Heath is fearless with the ball at her feet. The U.S. Women's National Team and Portland Thorns midfielder is fueled by creativity, as she ro...

What is 'Scanning'? The Overlooked Skill That Builds the Foundation of Brilliant Soccer Players

"Pictures! Pictures!" That was what Frank Lampard, three-time Chelsea Player of the Year, grew up hearing his father shout from the sidelines. His ...

How to Eat Like The U.S. Women's National Team

If the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team goes the distance at the World Cup this year, they'll spend more than a month on the road, playing a total of...

Every Soccer Player Should Know This Drill From the U.S. Women's National Team

The United States Women's National Soccer team is inspiring to watch. The creativity and precision they display with their passes is a big reason t...

USWNT Star Christen Press on the Biggest Problem With American Youth Soccer

Stress and youth sports just don't mix. The No. 1 priority of youth sports should be for the kids to have fun. We want our kids to be active and le...

Labor of Love: The Nation's Top High School Volleyball Coach on Building Better Team Culture

Oviedo volleyball was under pressure. Entering the 2018 season, their roster included five returning starters from a team that finished 25-4 a year...

What America Can Learn From Norway's Shockingly Simple Approach to Youth Sports

In Norway, the childhood sports experience is guided by a doctrine called Children's Rights in Sport and Provisions on Children's Sport. Think of it l...

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...

6 Tips for Coaching a Difficult Player

Coaches do their best to have a team filled with players who are not only skilled in their sport, but who also have a good attitude, are coachable and...

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