The two best supporters a young athlete can have are his or her coach and parents. So why is it that coaches and parents often find themselves at odds?

In our recent article, "Parent - Coach Relationships: A Thoughtful Approach," we examine this dynamic and provide tips for coaches who would like to create strong, positive relationships with their athletes' parents.


Losing is tough. For parents and coaches of young athletes, it can be even more difficult to know how to comfort athletes after a loss while also turning the loss around to be a learning experience. Our article, "Finding Success in Losing," offers guidance for these scenarios. 

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for our 2015 Athletes in Excellence  Award! 

We are learning more about the athletes who were nominated and plan to announce the award recipients later this fall .

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The Foundation for Global Sports Development strives to be a leader in the sports community by delivering and supporting initiatives that promote fair play, education, and the physical and developmental benefits of sports for youth around the world.