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4 Ways to Increase Safety In Youth Sports

2019-07-02T09:18:26-04:00youth sports|

Youth sports are a wonderful way for kids to be active, learn teamwork, and have fun. But like any physical activity, there is a risk of injury. As much as we want to keep our children safe, they are going to occasionally get hurt playing youth sports. Despite the best efforts of coaches, administrators, game officials, and parents, inevitably, some young athletes will suffer an injury—3.5 million kids on average every year. […]

Back to School: Managing School and Sport This Fall Season

2018-01-15T13:20:13-05:00Back to School, Student-Athlete, Time Management|

School bells all across the country are ringing, signaling another school year and the beginning of another fall sports season. As student-athletes start the new year, it is easy for them to worry about how they will manage good grades while also performing to their ability in their sport. Whether they are a senior going through the college application process, a freshman getting ready to play on their very first varsity level team or a middle school athlete excited to try a new sport, the worry is the same for all of them. As an athlete who has been there, done that, I know the stress and competing variables that occur when trying to be at your best both athletically and academically. […]

How college coaches evaluate recruits


The recruiting process can be complicated and intense—even for college coaches. They are responsible for evaluating hundreds or even thousands of talented student-athletes every year, choosing only a select few for their rosters. If it sounds like an impossible task, you’re not far off. However, coaches have the recruiting process down to a science. They know what they are looking for and how to find it. […]

College Recruiting Series #6: How to get a scholarship offer—before you start high school

2018-01-15T09:44:06-05:00college, NCSA, Recruiting, scholarship, Tips and Tricks, youth sports|

Stories about early recruiting have taken the college sports world by storm. Athletes as young as 10 years old are verbally committing to top Division I universities. If you’re scratching your head wondering how this can happen, you’re not alone—athletes and parents alike are asking the same question. However, the trend toward recruiting younger and younger athletes is quickly becoming the new norm. […]

Pre and Post Practice or Game Snack Ideas for the Busy Sports Parent 


There are so many challenging things about being a sports parent. One of those things is coming up with quick and healthy snacks for before and after practices or games. We have all been there…running from work and hustling to get our kids packed and out the door and we forget about having enough snacks to get our athletes fully fueled. The solution often ends up being to get hot dogs or burgers at the concession stand, or to frantically make a fast-food stop because your son or daughter is hungry and complaining in the back seat.  […]