Coach – Athlete Relationship

Sports performance is determined by many factors. Coach – athlete relationship is an important factor affecting sport performance. The coach – athlete relationship is defined by the interdependence and influence between coaches’ and athletes’ thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Relationships are the foundation of coaching and even though a relationship is a two-way street,

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Coaching Youth Sports Benefits

For many people, the idea of coaching a kids’ sports team can be intimidating. It’s true that being an athletic coach to kids is challenging, but coaching youth sports have its benefits. Most coaches don’t make a lot of money, but the job’s benefits are far more than monetary. People don’t get into coaching for the salary,

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Right Time Background Checks

Every organization is different and has different needs. It may be that your organization does not currently need to do a background investigation for a new hire, but has numerous volunteers lined up. There are many junctures in the hiring of new staff and evaluation process for volunteers at which the background checks can be done.

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Messaging Apps & Online Predators

With new applications and social media sites introduced all the time, it is difficult to stay on top of the potential dangers our children are facing. The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to online predators.

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Protect Youth Sports Against Embezzlement

It’s always a shock when you hear about it. A trusted volunteer, league administrator, or coach is stealing from the local youth sports league. Unfortunately, this is a reality and something that every parent and league administrator should be aware of. So what can we do? The repercussions of not catching this type of fraud ahead of time is dire.

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Balancing School & Sports

For student athletes, balancing school & sports can be a struggle. As the school bells ring to start another academic year and whistles shrill to start another sports season, how does the student athlete manage to achieve good grades and retain optimal performance on the playing field?

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Youth Sports Background Checks

Sports offers so many benefits for children. It provides them with physical activity, teaches them valuable skills, helps them develop interpersonal relationships; plus, it’s just fun. Unfortunately, however, there are certain dangers that lurk in youth sports, and one of those dangers could be the people who are left in charge.

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Massachusetts Stable and Riding Schools Criminal Check Bill – What Else Can Parents Do To Protect Their Children?

Recently, an article was posted by Telegram & Gazette regarding a bill change for stable and riding schools in Massachusetts. The bill change would require stable and riding schools to perform local criminal checks on instructors. While this is a great start, local checks are not enough.
 
As parents,

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Colorado Bill to Require Background Checks for Youth Sports

The Colorado legislature is considering a bill to require background checks for volunteers with youth sports organizations. This is a growing national trend in an effort to keep sexual predators out of youth sports.

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Law Would Encourage Youth Sports Background Checks

Background Screening Laws vary from State to State in regards to their requirement however the law AB230 is the one we want to watch!

This is what it’s all about… by Tom Chorneau

(Calif.) Lawmakers are set to consider legislation that would further encourage youth athletic programs to undertake criminal background checks of participating adults.

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