The Chaotic World of Youth Sports — Vol 69

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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 our iSport360 app, which is the first-ever mobile platform to help kids, coaches and parents have a better youth sports experience.

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What Can Young Athletes Learn From The Eagles’ Victory

After the Eagles capped one of the most prolific seasons in football history, there is so much that our young athletes can learn from Nick Foles and the team. To read the article, click here.

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Get Parents, Coaches, & Kids On The Same Page Literally

With the new sports season approaching, iSport360 is helping create better youth sports experiences by getting parents and coaches on the same page. Click here to start sharing feedback today!

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Study: Athletes Don’t Like Pushy, Pressuring, Over-Involved Parents

Most college athletes wanted to feel supported – but not pushed, pressured or coached from the sidelines by their parents – during their youth sports experiences, according to a Ferris State University case study.

“Our country has an infatuation with youth sport success,” says Dr. Jon Coles, an assistant professor of sport management at Grand Valley State, who conducted the study. “Parents are turning it into their experience and not the child’s and we need to give sports back to them.” To read the full article click here.