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Make your Voice Heard: The Aspen Institute State of Play Survey

August 14, 2018
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Our friends at the Aspen Institute’s Project Play initiative are bringing the sports industry together to increase youth sports participation.   We want to make sure your voice is heard in their latest sports parenting survey: How are adults doing in youth sports? Your voice is needed. Please consider taking this short survey from the Aspen Institute’s … Read more

Get Parents, Coaches and Kids on the Same Page… Literally!

August 14, 2018
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With the new sports season approaching, iSport360 is helping create better youth sports experiences by getting parents and coaches on the same page….literally.     The first way, is by providing you with a printable page of sports standards that your player should achieve this season.  These age- and gender-specific standards were developed by experts … Read more

The Power of Positive Coaching Alliance

August 14, 2018
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We are so proud of our partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and its all-star Board.  For 30 years this group has been creating better athletes and better youth sports experiences….and we are in lock step with their mission.  In fact, over 14M kids have been impacted by PCA programs.  So please take a few … Read more

The Chaotic World of Youth Sports — Vol 58

August 2, 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

Despite World Cup, Youth Soccer Participation Is Falling Steadily in America

August 1, 2018

Applause to the New York Times for covering iSport360’s strong message to youth sports administrators, coaches and parents:  High costs and increased pressure at young ages is pushing kids to quit soccer and youth sports on the whole.  The New York Times reports: —In the last 3 years, soccer participation has decreased 14% among 6-12 … Read more

For Crazy Sports Parents (like me): The First Step To Recovery…

August 1, 2018
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I can’t thank Sports Nova Scotia enough for this hysterical satire of a Sport Parent “Support Group”. While it’s great for a laugh, what I loved about it is that it touches on all of the serious topics that we cover in our blog: early sports specialization, having realistic expectations about your kids and balancing … Read more

The Chaotic World of Youth Sports — Vol 57

July 20, 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

Reflections After Attending the Way of Champions Coaching Conference

July 19, 2018
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This past weekend I made a last minute decision to head out to Boulder Colorado for the Way of Champions Conference, a conference for coaches (130 attendees), all about transformational coaching philosophies. Over the 2 days I laughed, cried, meditated, shared, hugged, self-reflected and dug deep into my why… as it was one of the … Read more

Yes, I do play my favorites (and the six things I look for in an athlete to be on the starting roster)

July 19, 2018
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At times I have been accused of playing my favorites. Let me be very clear: Yes, I do play my favorites. Here is the reality. I am a youth coach. Before you stop reading let me also say I believe it is very important everyone plays in youth sports. But this is not the NBA … Read more

Nex Cubed adds iSport360 to its Fast-Growing Portfolio of Technology Companies

July 17, 2018

News Release—Nex Cubed adds iSport360 to its Fast-Growing Portfolio of Technology Companies San Francisco, CA (Tuesday, July 17, 2018) – Nex Cubed (www.nex3.com), an innovation platform that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market, helps rising companies scale, and provides paths to liquidity, has added iSport360, Inc. (www.iSport360.com), an innovative youth sports technology company, … Read more

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