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Volume 12, Issue 4
 
 
 
 
April, 2019
 
 
 
 
Greetings from CoachDeck!

Thousands of organizations agree: CoachDeck is the best tool to provide busy, volunteer coaches with everything they need to run fun and fundamentally-sound practices "on the fly". Great for all age and skill levels!


INTRODUCING OUR NEWEST TITLE! COACHDECK FOR VOLLEYBALL! We are proud to announce that our latest edition to the CoachDeck family has arrived. Our volleyball CoachDeck comes with the same great 52 drills broken into four color-coded categories. A must if you're involved in youth volleyball!


In this issue:
Dan Abrahams returns with some great advice for controlling your emotions on the sidelines. Brian Gotta takes on the college admissions scandal and how it might hit close to home. And Dr. Darrell Burnett continues his series on what it takes to be an exceptional youth league coach.


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Coaching From the Sidelines
By Dan Abrahams

To be the most effective soccer coach you can be it’s important to become accomplished at managing emotions. Here’s my really quick guide to staying calm during a match.  Read Article
 
 
 
 
Prepare the Child - Again
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

We've all heard about the recent college admissions scandal in which wealthy individuals, some of them celebrities, paid exorbitant amounts of money to ensure that their children were admitted into colleges they probably did not deserve to attend. Many of us were shocked and angered at the audacity of these rich parents. Should we take a look in the mirror before judging them?. ​​​​​​Read Article
 
 
 
 
The Art of Being a Successful Youth League Coach (Part 2)
By Dr. Darrell Burnett

It is essential that the manager and coach be roll models for their players in all the areas of sportsmanship including interactions with the umpire, with other teams, with players on the same team, and with parents. ​​​​​​​Read Article