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7 Sports Themed Halloween Costumes for 2018

With Halloween right around the corner, we have some costume ideas for any sports fan! You have one week to prepare, so get after it with one of these seven ideas! Gritty, Philadelphia Flyers Mascot   Crying Lebron James   2018 NFL Referee complete with extra flags  ...

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4 Keys to Remember for Player Development

So much of our pre-season is about getting the individual better so we can have pieces to put together when we form our teams. Often though we walk into player development blindly. Whether you are working with a local rec team or a high school coach, below are four...

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3 Honest Things from One Coach to Another

This is the first season, in 12 seasons, that I do not have a team. There are certain things that I will not miss (i.e. fundraising, pressure to recruit but disguise it, end of season banquets) but if I am honest I really miss having a team. Every team requires...

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Youth Sports and The Ride Home

  70% of kids quit playing sports before High School. There seems to be a little confusion when it comes to youth sports and the behavior of parents, when it's directed at the athletes and the officials. Much of our youth sports should be aimed at teaching the...

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Three Coaches Who Get It

There is tremendous amount of confusion and resentment out there in the Golf and the Fitness worlds, and the moment you combine those two worlds, it seems there is an explosion of #Knowitallism that far exceeds my wildest dreams. So this little summary will NOT be...

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Patience in Youth Coaching

“It’s a marathon, not a sprint.” Emily West, USA Hockey   I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this over the last 20 years. From personal training, to Crossfit games coaches, to little league and rec coaches, this statement has been consistent across the board....

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CoachNow Partners with SportsEngine to Make Coaching Easier

CoachNow is where Coaching Matters™.  We want our coaches to feel like they are making a difference in the sport they love and for the athletes, they coach. We built this partnership with SportsEngine to make coaching easier on you by letting you import your existing...

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Exciting Changes Are Here for CoachNow!

We’re excited to announce some serious upgrades to the CoachNow platform that are guaranteed to make your coaching life easier and more impactful. Not only have we completely reworked how Teams operate but we gave our Web App a major facelift. Teams V2 -  Coaches will...

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5 Tips for a Super Squat

Some people say the squat is the king of all lifts. And for good reason as the squat is one of the best exercises to build size, strength and even create a more powerful athlete. The key to success not just in squatting but it’s also about how you squat. Here are some...

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