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June 29, 2012

Getting tough on abusive coaches a difficult task

My first sports writing job out of college brought me to a regional Little League tournament in western Kentucky. As a casual observer, only in attendance to snap a few photos, I got my first taste of over-aggressive coaching. [caption id="attachm...


June 27, 2012

Seven things necessary to take athletes to the next level

Standing on the sideline at a recent game, I took time to think back about the outstanding athletes I've had the chance to work with and their development as athletes. That weekend, I worked a speed camp for high school athletes. During the Q&...


June 13, 2012

Pete Kittel

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June 13, 2012

Coaches—Use The Summer To Get Healthy

By its very nature, the coaching profession is filled with stress and anxiety. It often taxes our minds, our bodies and our various bodily systems. Our profession is also one that frequently places a great deal of undue physical stress on our bodies ...


May 30, 2012

Handling the parent problem in your school

Recently, we surveyed our readers on an issue that grows more complicated by the year. Parents have become more emboldened about confronting coaches on issues such as playing time, roles on the team and proper exposure for their son or daughter to ea...