Youth Coaching

Why are the Broncos Winning with Tebow?

If you haven’t heard, the Denver Broncos won again in overtime against the Chicago Bears, in another miraculous Tebow comeback.  The Broncos are now 7-1, with 3 overtime wins, since Tebow became starting quarterback.  Memories of my football hero Roger Staubach, Hall of Fame quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys (1969-1979) come back to life along…

Youth Coaching

Youth Football Coaching – The Budget Process and Fundraising

About this time very year, youth football coaches from all over the US start putting their fall plans in place; roster, play books, recruiting, practice organization, coaches responsibilities, ordering uniforms and the dreaded fundraising and budget questions.  How much will it take to run our team properly?  When I first started coaching 20 years ago, …

Youth Coaching

110% Divided by (x)Sports

I know playing multiple  sports during a single sports season is not going to be a popular topic, but I’ve had a few families including my own try to accomplish this impossible task.  Team sports is all about the giving 110% to the team, not just yourself as an individual.  There are many individual sports…

Youth Coaching

Favoritism in Youth Sports

Since my last favoritism post is the most read and the post I get the most email about,  I thought I would try and answer some of the emails in this post.  I agree that there is favoritism at all levels of youth sports.  I also think that each coach has a different set of…