Coaching

  • Why Kids Quit Sports: Reversing the Trend

    A 2004 study done by the Youth Sports Institute at Michigan State listed some of the reasons why kids are quitting sports. Let’s look at four of the reasons, and discuss some ways we may be able to reverse the trend.

  • 7 Great Books on Leadership

    Our Upward Stars’ staff has chosen seven great books on leadership that will help you develop not just as a coach of young athletes, but as a leader in all aspects of your life.

  • John Wooden's 8 Laws of Learning

    In his time as the head coach at UCLA in the 1960’s and 70’s, John Wooden won 10 National Titles, finishing undefeated in four of those seasons. He was the first person to ever be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame both as a player and as a coach. So it’s no surprise that his legacy is used today in so many ways to teach leadership and coaching.