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Have You Heard About The New Safe Sport Act?

The Minnesota Youth Athletic Services, Trusted Coaches, and the Wisconsin Sports Services have been committed to providing our partners, the parent-volunteer youth sports associations, the best practices and standards in youth sport since 1991. Today is no different! In response to the Protecting Youth Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017.  […]

USA Football Grant

Spring Lake Park, MN – Trusted Coaches is an organization making a difference in the lives of youth athletes, right here in Minnesota. Not only has Trusted Coaches trained thousands of youth coaches through their interactive website, they have also helped some local youth football organizations receive equipment grants through USA Football. This year’s grant […]

Just a Black Eye or Something More Serious?

Sports that use a ball, puck, bat, stick or racquet such as baseball, hockey, lacrosse or basketball are considered high-risk sports that may require extra eye protection. When injury does occur, respond quickly for faster recovery and less eye trauma. As a preventive measure, sports physicals should include a complete eye exam with close attention […]

10 tips for dealing with knee pain

Knees. You might take yours for granted until you hurt one. Knee pain can quickly make common movements difficult or even excruciating. Bri Bren and Rob Himmerick are specialists when it comes to knees. Both are physical therapists with the Institute for Athletic Medicine and work with patients to help heal and prevent musculoskeletal injuries. […]

Nutrition for Peak Athletic Performance

Food is fuel to the body and plays an important role in preparing for participation in athletic events. Here are some nutrition tips to achieve peak performance whatever your sport. Do I really need to eat breakfast? Yes. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and helps to increase metabolism and improves concentration, […]