Ask the Expert: How Coaches Build Cohesive Teams

Ask the Expert: How Coaches Build Cohesive Teams, with Sports Psychologist Roberta Kraus, Ph.D.   One of the confusing and challenging conversations in education and youth sports centers on whether teaching and coaching should be gender-blind, or whether there are scientifically valid reasons girls and boys should be coached differently. Sports psychologist and TrueSport Expert, Roberta…

3 Don’ts Of Coaching Youth Athletes

Three Don’ts Of Coaching Youth Athletes By Roberta Kraus, Ph.D., President of the Center for Sports Psychology In the eyes of most parents and coaches, competing just for the love of the game is not reason enough to play sports. How long has it been since you asked your child after a game that you…

The Dos Of Coaching Youth Athletes

The Dos Of Coaching Youth Athletes By Roberta Kraus, Ph.D., President of the Center for Sports Psychology Remember when sports were just plain backyard, unorganized fun? You played all day. There was a place for everyone on a team, and it really didn’t matter if you were good. But these days many kids are juggling…