Concussions in youth sports can have tragic consequences. The hard reality is if a kid wants to play the game bad enough, they will hide the truth to get into the game. There are many other factors that are involved as well. That’s why educating coaches is so important. However, let’s not forget how important […]
I am an assistant football coach at Fridley High School, which is a suburb of Minneapolis, and also the Director of the North Suburban Football League, a 7th and 8th grade tackle football league in the metro Minneapolis area that consisted of 91 teams from 33 communities in 2016, and the Twin City North Youth […]
Raising the Grade Youth Sports Organizations are failing their key constituents when it comes to serving them with qualified and trained coaches according to a new report recently filed by the Aspen Institute of Sports and Society program. The 21-page report directed by Tom Farrey examined a number of aspects in youth sports and among […]
Recently, the Shelby Youth Ball program enrolled their coaches in the Trusted Coaches training sessions. Channel 8 News out of La Crosse interviewed Shelby Youth Ball President Matt Thornton to find out why they believe in Trusted Coaches. Click here to watch the video!
Trusted Coaches Executive Director Dawson Blanck was recently interviewed by Dave Overlund and Jay Caldwell of the Granite City Sports Show. Click on this link to enjoy their podcast!
Trusted Coaches have teamed up with NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns to be able to offer a discount to all interested in participating in the Hy-Vee Karl-Anthony Towns Basketball ProCamp. Learn from and interact with Karl-Anthony Towns! Each camper will receive: an autograph from Karl-Anthony Towns (item provided – outside items not permitted) […]
Click here to listen to the full interview with Chris Callaway, Sports Director for Today’s Talk 1490 out of La Crosse, WI. Chris interviewed Trusted Coaches Executive Director Dawson Blanck and Marketing Director Brian Meeter when they were in La Crosse to kick off the launch of Trusted Coaches in Wisconsin with the partnership between […]
Trusted Coaches is excited to welcome Blaine Area Little League (B.A.L.L), MN. We are proud to provide a “one-stop shop” solution for their entire organization and community. The President of B.A.L.L, Chris Bentrott, recently shared this testimonial about Trusted Coaches: “We have over 200 coaches who have gone through the Trusted Coaches training program. We […]
The partnership between Minnesota Youth Athletic Services’ Trusted Coaches Program and Positive Coaching Alliance-Minnesota (PCA-Minnesota) incorporates PCA’s Double-Goal Coach® Online Course into the suite of services Trusted Coaches offers, which also includes national criminal background checks and first-aid and concussion training. “The Double-Goal Coach online training is our key educational component to our membership program,” said Dawson […]