Archive | June, 2015

The Challenge of Recruiting and Training Good Coaches


The Trusted Coaches team has well over 100 years of combined experience serving in leadership positions for youth sports organizations. Various members have held titles such as Executive Director, President, Vice President, Area Director, Travel Director, Coaching Coordinator, Tryout Supervisor, etc. Team member expertise is primarily with community-based programs that employ volunteer coaches. Each team […]

Educating and Training Great Youth Coaches

Children with basketball coach

A Youth Sports Administrator’s Responsibility Sports provide the ultimate emotional highs and lows for participants and spectators alike. Youth sports are full of “teachable moments” about teamwork, psychological resilience, character development, building relationships and other life lessons. These types of teachable moments can’t be found in the classroom. Most parents recognize and endorse the positive […]

Youth Coaching Content is More Important Than Decibels


“You never realize the value of coaching until your children play for a coach.” – Coach Don Meyer Nearly everyone has been to youth sports events where parents complain bitterly about how loud their child’s coach is. Some youth coaches are very loud, seemingly overly enthusiastic and many times annoying, especially to parents of young […]