General Interest

Answers to NJ Volunteer Coaches Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions asked by volunteer coaches.

Guidelines for Supportive Parents

Few youth sports programs are successful without the support of parents. This article contains a few guidelines which coaches can share with concerned parents who are striving to support their young athletes.

Part of your coaches' education program should involve a direct discussion of the importance of winning to a successful program.

For several days this past January, aided by extensive media coverage, recreational youth sports riveted a nation still reeling from the aftermath of terrorism. Unfortunately, the pivotal event was neither heroic nor uplifting, but, rather, another in a series of episodes which one youth sport pundit characterized as, "a rising tide of violence that's ravaging the youth sports landscape" (Engh, 2002).