Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pick-Up Sports: A Vital Part of Athlete Development

Written on January 30, 2013 at 4:48 pm, by

If you are like me, you grew up playing sports with the kids in your neighborhood. The free time to meet up with my friends at the park or the court after school was the highlight of my day, and looking back, served to teach me a lot about who I am today. As a  Continue Reading »

What if We Didn’t Treat All-Stars like a Rare, Finite Resource?

Written on January 9, 2013 at 9:58 pm, by

  It’s a question we almost never ask, so let me explain. If you’ve been around youth sports in any capacity, you know how critical it seems to the success of a team to get its hands on “the good kid.” At the beginning of every youth season, we see the frenzy that comes along  Continue Reading »