We know that sound numbers tell a powerful story. That’s why we work so hard to identify relevant research and spread the findings of our allies. Doing so helps us understand the dire needs facing afterschool sports programming in low-income neighborhoods. It also helps us direct our support to the kids who need it most.
We’ve used what we’ve learned through our research, and through Coaching Corps, to create insightful tools that help our partners enhance policies, procedures and practices. Visit our library to find check out our free tools available for you to download right now.
Positive sports experiences help children learn and grow. Check out our parent checklist to determine if your child’s sports program is offering the highest quality experience.
- Childhood obesity is on America’s mind. And for good reason; one in three American children is considered overweight – triple what it was three decades ago. Coaching Corps ensures greater prospects for disadvantaged youth so that all kids regardless of gender, race or income grow up safe, healthy and ready to learn.
- These tips address some of the needs specific to a girls team and will help male coaches feel more comfortable in their role.
- Offers successful methods for recruitment such as engaging girls' networks, becoming familiar with parents, and conducting sports clinics.
- Addresses questions of potential coaches, advocates, and other individuals interested in becoming Coaching Corps chapter members.
- Fostering girls' athlete identity from an early age is key. This factsheet offers age-appropriate tips for helping a girl to develop and maintain pride, comfort, and confidence as an athlete.
- Addresses the symptoms and treatments for some of the most common sports injuries, including ankle sprains, muscle pulls, and concussions.
- Sports participation helps girls develop valuable skill sets such as leadership, communication, goal setting, time management, and teamwork. This factsheet helps coaches to address each of these areas.