Tag Archives: Coaches

Important Non-Parental Adults (INAs): Coaches and Youth Development

by Jordan M-A Everyone in this class seems to have somebody they can identify as an Important Non-parental Adult (INA) in their life. I didn’t know the term INAs, but I knew the importance of coaches and this greatly helped … Continue reading

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The Importance of Youth’s Coaches in Sport

By: Danielle A. I started playing organized sport at the age of 8, and I have been engaged in sports competitively and recreationally ever since. As most of us know, there are countless numbers of people that you meet throughout … Continue reading

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The Parent-Coach/Child-Athlete Relationship in Youth Sport: Cordial, Contentious, or Conundrum?

by Adam G. Playing sports can create a positive environment for youth to develop not just sport skills, but skills they can use in life also. When youth grow up playing in organized sports, parent and volunteer coaches play a … Continue reading

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