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How to Motivate Youth Football Players – Gold Star Motivation

How to Motivate Youth Football Players using the Gold Star Motivation system is pretty easy. It costs about $200 per season for the helmet award motivational stickers. The benefits toward getting your youth football players to do some of the harder fundamentals is worth every penny. When we collect money for team t-shirts we usually…

Helicopter Sports Parents – Focus on the Team not One
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Helicopter Sports Parents – Focus on the Team not One

Helicopter sports parents is a term used to describe parents that hover over every aspect of their children’s lives.  I might be one, but I hope not.  I guess I need to ask my sons’ teachers and coaches to get the real answer.  🙂 I find it interesting that most helicopter sports parents that I…

Time Commitments for Head Coaches Youth Football – Pee Wee Football
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Time Commitments for Head Coaches Youth Football – Pee Wee Football

What are the time commitments for head coaches in youth football? Much more than you think! Coaching youth football is tough. To be successful the time commitments for head coaches is 10 plus hours and more. So you want to be a youth football Head Coach or you are already one.  Are you committed to do…

Play for Fun, but Winning is Funner
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Play for Fun, but Winning is Funner

“Play for Fun but Win for the Team!” is my youth tackle football team’s slogan for the 2008 Arvada Youth Football Association’s Pirates. After a Flag game loss in 2007, my 9 year old players taught me they like having fun but not if they are going to lose. They really want to win, because we…