The members of any successful team must be able to work together in order to meet their goals and achieve peak performance. Our collection of expert articles and videos will help you teach your athletes how to respect, appreciate, and champion the roles of their teammates.



Articles

Teamwork Activities For Home

4 Youth Sport Teamwork Activities You Can Do At Home Learning to work in a team is one of the most frequently-cited benefits of youth sports, especially because it’s a life skill that’s essential off the field. But learning goes both ways, and teaching teamwork activities at home can also have big benefits on the field.…

4 Real Examples of Great Teamwork

Four Real Examples of Great Teamwork What does it really mean to be a good teammate? Few know the answer better than our TrueSport Ambassadors, who have all practiced teamwork on sport’s biggest stages. DeeDee Trotter – 4x400m relay, 2008 Summer Olympics After winning her first Olympic gold medal at the 2004 Olympics, DeeDee Trotter…

Teaching Teamwork Skills In Youth Sports

Teaching Teamwork Skills In Youth Sports By Emilee Bounds and Tim Baghurst Oklahoma State University The ability to function and collaborate within a team setting requires a multidimensional skill set that is beneficial at all stages of life. Therefore, teaching teamwork to young people can help them develop skills at an early age that they…

The Parent’s Role As A Teammate

The Parent’s Role As A Teammate Signing up your young athlete for a team means they will soon become a teammate to others. As a parent, you will likely have many conversations with your child about cooperation, commitment, reliability, and the many other characteristics of a good teammate. But have you thought about the new…


Videos

How Great Teammates Think

How Great Teammates Think If you want to be a great teammate, you must have this kind of mindset. Learn what it is from TrueSport Ambassador and Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel. — To learn more about teaching teamwork to youth athletes, check out: • Learn.TrueSport.org for insightful articles and videos full of valuable teamwork advice…

The Five C’s of Teamwork

The 5 C’s of Teamwork TrueSport Ambassador and Olympic gold medalist Cody Miller shares the Five C’s of Teamwork that will help any team pull together. — To learn more about teaching teamwork to youth athletes, check out: • Learn.TrueSport.org for insightful articles and videos full of valuable teamwork advice • Teach.TrueSport.org for an entire…