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Leaders Predict a Summer 2020 Return for Youth Sports and an Appetite for New Models

What is the future of youth sports after the COVID-19 pandemic?

UConn Basketball Coach, Geno Auriemma, Discusses the Character of Players He Recruits

University of Connecticut basketball coach, Luigi “Geno” Auriemma, on what he looks for in recruits. A great video to have...

Sport and the Commodification of America’s Youth – Professor Travis Dorsch at TEDxPurdueU

Professor Dorsch talks about the challenges posed by the way that society thinks about youth sport in America. Should parents...

Child’s Play is Good for All of Us

This New York Times article addresses the negative ramifications of raising sedentary children.

Survey – Kids Quit Most Sports by Age 11

This insightful article discusses why children are quitting sports at such high rates at such a young age.

Changing the Game in Youth Sports – John O’Sullivan at TEDxBend

John O’Sullivan remembers when youth sports was about children competing with other children, instead of adults competing with each other...

Coronavirus and Youth Sports – What the Future Holds

The Aspen Institute looks at what the future holds for youth sports, following the COVID-19 pandemic.