Coach’s Corner: One Writer Asks if High School Coaches Should be Father Figures

Positive Coaching Alliance

Each week, Progress Avenue lists articles of interest about youth sports. This week features articles from the Toronto Sun’s Bill Lankhof and the Atlanta Constitution-Journal’s Scott Bernarde:

Should High School Coaches Have to Serve as Father Figures? Lifelong Influence; Many Enjoy Becoming a Role Model For Players (Scott Bernarde, Atlanta Constitution, 11/30).

Coaching Players Today: Generation Gap Traps; Modern Pressures Alter Field Relations (Scott Bernarde, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 12/7).

Motto Should Be ‘Remember Kids’ Kids’; Here Are 10 Commandments to Fix the Major Problems in Minor Hockey in This Town (Bill Lankhof, Toronto Sun, 12/7).

You Play, You’ll Pay; But If You Think Parents Are the Only Ones Bemoaning Minor Hockey’s High Costs, Think Again (Bill Lankhof, Toronto Sun, 11/30).

The Lost Generation; ‘Stagnant’ Registration is a Concern (Bill Lankhof, Toronto Sun, 12/1).

Big Dreams, Little Chance (Bill Lankhof, Toronto Sun, 12/2).

Thanks to Doug Abrams for the articles. Abrams is a PCA Champion for Positive Coaching Alliance.