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Volume 12, Issue 5
 
 
 
 
May, 2019
 
 
 
 
Greetings from CoachDeck!

Why let coaches conduct boring practices? Kids just want to have fun. But with CoachDeck, not only do coaches have a deck of 52 fun games they can instantly pull out, but each one is a fundamentally-sound drill that improves skill!


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:
Tony Earp returns with a great article that anyone who interacts with kids should read. Brian Gotta has some tips on helping young athletes give more effort to get to the next level. And Dr. Darrell Burnett continues his series on what it takes to be an exceptional youth league coach.


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Be the Best Part of the Day
By Tony Earp

With all I learned in my time student teaching, there was a defining moment for me one Friday afternoon when I walked into a middle school classroom to do a lesson I prepared.  Read Article
 
 
 
 
Are You Your Best?
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

Whether you are coaching or parenting (or both) young athletes, a main component of your job description is to try to get the best out of each individual. Of course, this is easier said than done, but I will share a personal experience that I hope is helpful.. ​​​​​​Read Article
 
 
 
 
The Art of Being a Successful Youth League Coach (Part 3)
By Dr. Darrell Burnett

Another goal of the coach is to get the Youth Leaguer to think “we” instead of “me”. This is difficult in the lower levels because of the immaturity and developmental levels of the player.​​​​​​​ Read Article