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Know What Your Player Should be Achieving This Season?

April 10, 2018
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At iSport360, we brought together experts in each sport to develop core standards that your player should be achieving.  We also align our standards with the leading National Governing Bodies in youth sports.  So simply log on and visit your player’s iSport360 page, or sign up and search our sports standards based on your child’s sport, age and gender.

Why We Encourage Parents To “Chill” on the Sidelines

April 10, 2018
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Kyle Massa is a contributor to the iSport360 newsletter and a former Content Manager at TeamSnap. When he’s not writing, you’ll find him running, reading, or playing with his cats. Youth sports parents are some of the most passionate people around. You drive your kids to endless games and practices, you invest time and money into … Read more

Coach Chris Collins of Northwestern University Talks Self-Confidence

April 10, 2018
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Thanks to our partners at Positive Coaching Alliance, we get this insight from Chris Collins, Head Coach for the men’s basketball team at Northwestern University with his top 3 requirements for coaching success: 1) Instill confidence in your players 2) Figure out what makes each of your players tick 3) Get the most out of … Read more

Yankee Stadium, Bottom of the 9th

March 28, 2018

Corey Koskie is not only a 9-year veteran of the MLB and friend of iSport360, but with four sons, he’s coached more youth sports than anyone I know.  His philosophy on youth sports and coaching is in lock step with us and we’re thrilled he shared this story: 2004 Yankee Stadium ALDS—Bottom of the 9th … Read more

The Chaotic World of Youth Sports — Vol 48

March 14, 2018

As a sports parent and coach, I know how complicated youth sports can be at times. So I’d like to share some helpful articles that shed light on the challenges we face… and some funny ones that might even give us an opportunity to laugh at ourselves. Please enjoy… and please click here to try … Read more

Thanks Again to Hockey Canada For Reminding Us: “It’s Just a Game!”

March 13, 2018
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At one time or another, we’ve all been THAT parent… falling down the slippery slope: applauding from the sidelines, then cheering from the sidelines, then pacing the sidelines until finally, you are flat-out coaching from the sidelines. Thank you to Hockey Canada for creating a campaign so we can understand how our kids feel when … Read more

Steph Curry Talks About Why He Played Multiple Sports

March 13, 2018
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At iSport360, we always talk about the important reasons kids should be playing multiple sports: to be a well rounded athlete, to avoid overuse injuries and to avoid burnout. But our friends at the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) got Steph Curry talking about how playing multiple sports brought him outside his comfort zone, built his … Read more

Making Parents Part of the Process in Youth Sports

March 5, 2018
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As a sports dad, youth sport coach and creator of an app for youth sports, I’ve heard many different perspectives on the role that parents should play in their kids’ youth sports experience. I’ve heard some hard nosed coaches say “No parent is going to tell me how to coach this team”. I’ve also heard some … Read more

The Chaotic World of Youth Sports — Vol 47

February 28, 2018
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As a sports parent and coach, I know how complicated youth sports can be at times. So I’d like to share some helpful articles that shed light on the challenges we face… and some funny ones that might even give us an opportunity to laugh at ourselves. Please enjoy… and please click here to try … Read more

FREE training videos from CoachTube

February 27, 2018
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Our good friends at CoachTube have amassed the largest library of youth sports training videos in one online store.  Simply pick your sport, and the skill you need training in, and CoachTube provides dozens of videos to help your young athlete…..frequently from a celebrity coach such as soccer player Mia Hamm or Michigan State Basketball … Read more

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