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What Is a Coach Looking for in a Player?

Judy Green, Head Volleyball Coach at the University of Alabama, discusses the attributes she looks for in athletes.

The Power of a Coach: Is It Important to Make Parents Aware of the Expectations You Have as a Coach?

In this coaching video, UAB Softball Coach Marla Townsend discusses how essential it is to make expectations clear to both parents and athletes.

The Power of a Coach: Lessons Beyond the Scoreboard

What's the most important thing a coach ever taught you? That's what we asked John Croyle.


The Power of a Coach: Why Should I Coach Youth Ball?

Coaching youth ball can be a challenge.

The Role of the Parent: Life Lessons for Athletes

What one life lesson did you learn from you parents? That's what MyCoachOnline asked Judy Green, Head Volleyball Coach at the University of Alabama.

The Power of a Coach: The Parent's Role in Letting Go

John Croyle discusses the parent's role in ensuring that a child is in the care of a coach with integrity, who really cares about the athletes in his or her cha


The Role of The Parent: What Are the Values Children Gain from Competition?

Appropriate competition, not just in sports, but in life, help us reach our goals.

The Role of the Parent: What's Important to Your Child?

Do you believe it's important to your child to win the game? Probably.

The Role of the Parent In Sports: What Do You Do If Your Child's Interest Are Different Than Your Own?

When John Croyle's son was born he looked built for football.


The Role of the Parent in Sports: Dealing with a Coach Who Doesn't Lead

How do you deal with a coach who isn't a leader? John Croyle discusses the characteristics of a leader and the decisions parents face when a coach lacks leaders

The Role of the Parent in Sports: Winning and Losing

The most important thing a parent can teach young athletes about winning and losing is that BOTH are equally positive if you use the opportunity to learn.

The Role of the Parent: How Do you Handle a Child Who Wants to Quit?

How do you handle a child who wants to quit after the season begins? Why does it matter if your child quits? John Croyle gives advice on why it's so important


The Role of the Parent in Sports: What Do Young Athletes Get Out of Sports?

What do you as a parent want your child to get out of playing sports? We know we want our kids to enjoy playing youth sports: the thrill of competition, the ph