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Sep, 2018

Positive Coaching Alliance - September 2018

3 Must-Use Strategies For Coaches To Gain Support From Parents (article) 

Created through PCA's national partnership with USA Football, this video shares Oliver Luck's perspective on how to get the support of parents in youth sports.

Oliver Luck is the NCAA's Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Prior to this position, Luck was the Athletic Director at West Virginia University. He was an NFL quarterback and is the father of Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback, Andrew Luck.

Brad Stevens: The Key To Unlocking Potential (article)

Brad Stevens is Head Coach for the Boston Celtics. Stevens is known as a positive coach and is most famous for his calm demeanor on the sidelines. He is known for getting the most out of his players and has now led the Celtics to consecutive Eastern Conference Finals appearances. Before joining the Celtics, Stevens rose to prominence as coach of the Butler University basketball team that he led to consecutive NCAA title game appearances.

How To Deal With Overly Critical Teammates (article)

This resource stems from a question submitted to the Ask PCA blog. Responses come from our experts including PCA Trainers, who lead live group workshops for coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes.

The "Parent Ball" : Make Lasting Memories And Teach Life Lessons (article)

At the beginning of the season, every player, in jersey number order, takes home "the parent ball." The player takes the ball home to share in a game of toss with his/her parent, sibling, guardian or mentor and they each sign the ball before passing it along to the next player on the roster. Every single player got to play catch with their parents this spring, and that is the biggest win for me.

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