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Youth Athletes

Safety in Youth Football -- Finding Solutions, Not Fault

Jen Cohen | Posted 02.26.2015 | Sports
Jen Cohen

Football safety in America is a relevant topic with head injuries and long-term effects taking center stage. Everyone has an opinion. I'm sounding off as the mother of twin athletes who is more concerned about finding solutions than finding fault.

Cultivating Our Young Athletes

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 02.05.2015 | Sports
Tyson Hartnett

If a player is a star in high school, the idolization starts early. The loudest voices in the athlete's ear say, "You'll be a pro someday! Yes, do your schooling, but you don't have to work too hard because one day you'll be rich!"

Academics in an Athletic World: Encouraging the Whole Student

George Forsythe | Posted 01.09.2013 | College
George Forsythe

The worlds of academics and athletics have a mingled, controversial relationship. This clash is seen most prominently in NCAA Division I sports, particularly football and men's basketball, where athletics is a big business.