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NCYS Helps Our Members Grow

Helping our Members Grow
Current trends give us bright hope and optimism that responsible industry leadership today will provide a safe and enjoyable place for our children and future generations to participate in healthy, active lifestyles tomorrow. NCYS has teamed-up with reputable providers offering high-quality products and services to assist amateur youth sports leaders in making their teams, leagues, and organizations the absolute best they can be.

Mentoring high ethical standards and honest behavior are paramount to the NCYS vision we aspire to, "To enhance the youth sports experience in America." "The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) represents the youth sports industry by advancing the values of participation, and educating and developing leaders" is our mission and our purpose for existence.

We invite you to take advantage of all our first-class resources and enjoy the positive benefits for you, the parents, coaches, managers, administrators, teams, leagues, communities and most of all the amazing young athletes. You and your programs will reap the rewards!

Tips and Tools

Sports Parenting and Coaching Tips

The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) is pleased to offer Sports Parenting and Coaching Tips as a practical service and valuable benefit to the amateur youth sports industry. In addition to teaching the fundamentals of sound coaching and instruction to volunteer coaches and parents, PlaySportsTV addresses such important youth sports topics as sports parenting, health and safety, and character and skill development. Training, like many of the other critical issues in youth sports, is so important in the development of a strong youth sports program expanding the educational reach to youth sports coaches and parents committed to developing well-rounded athletes.
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Media

The ATLX Channel

ATLX (www.atlxtv.com) is a new 24/7 television network focused on training, performance and athletic competition. It highlights all those out there aspiring to live a more fit and athletic lifestyle. ATLX serves everyone from beginners to recreational enthusiasts to weekend warriors to elite athletes and everyone in between. ATLX is re-defining what it means to be an athlete, working across all sports and recreational activities to deliver original content for those at all levels of athletic ability.
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SportsEvents Magazine

Your Resource Publication for Amateur Sporting Events and Competitions
The mission of SportsEvents Magazine is to help planners of amateur sporting events and competitions be more effective, informed and successful with their events. The editorial content includes "how-to" articles written by recognized authorities, news and information relevant to sports event planning, spotlights on destinations and sports complexes, interviews and profiles, and other items of interest to the industry.
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Other Resources

Batters Up USA®

www.BattersUpUSA.org
Batters Up USA® promotes healthy lifestyles for our nation's youth through participation in community recreational baseball and softball programs. Batters Up USA® programs are designed for boys and girls of all ages, thereby maximizing our reach into the community. They work well in both urban and suburban settings anywhere a ball field is available. Because of our nation's growing concerns on several health and community issues such as: childhood obesity, personal fitness, community deterioration, and juvenile delinquency, the Batters Up USA® programs offer an inexpensive, practical method to use popular team based sports with broad reach into communities to address these many lifestyle issues. Programs include Equipment Grants (ie: (bats, balls, gloves, helmets, catcher's gear); Summer Recreation Center Programs, After-School Sport, and After-School Baseball/Reading Curriculum.

Coaches Curing Kids' Cancer

http://www.curingkidscancer.org
Give your coach special gift with a donation to Coaches Curing Kids' Cancer. They will send you a t-shirt, hat, or whistle to present your coach along with a personalized certificate. Coaches Curing Kids' Cancer unique program allows your team to say thanks to their coach while making a real difference in the lives of children battling cancer.

With green eyes and blonde curly hair, Killian was crazy about sports - participating in baseball, basketball and swimming anytime he was well enough during his four-and-a-half years of treatment. One of his brother's coaches was so moved by Killian's brave fight against cancer that he asked his team to forego buying him an end-of-season gift and instead he asked that any money collected be donated to fund cutting edge pediatric cancer research. A year after his death, Killian's mother - Grainne Owen - adapted that coach's idea and created Coaches Curing Kids' Cancer. Today, youth sports teams from all over the nation make donations in honor of their coaches - with proceeds going to childhood cancer research.

National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN)

www.sportsmarketingnetwork.com
National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN) is the exclusive trade organization for the sports business industry. Founded in 1998, NSMN includes more than 10,000 individual and corporate members with chapters in major markets and members in more than 50 U.S. cities. The national organization is dedicated to the advancement of the sports business industry through networking and the production of thought-provoking, issue-oriented seminars created to raise the level of discourse on critical sports industry issues. In addition to producing must-attend panel discussions, NSMN offers industry-wide discounts on trade publications and complimentary job matching. NSMN is Board-governed by sports industry leadership who oversee educational initiatives nationwide. Sports business experience is required for membership. Learn more, view upcoming events and join NSMN.

SGMA - Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association

www.sgma.com

For more than 100 years, the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) has been instrumental in representing sports and fitness businesses, and worked to build healthier, more enjoyable lifestyles in America. SGMA, the trade association of leading industry sports and fitness brands, enhances industry vitality and fosters sports and fitness participation through research, thought leadership, product promotion and public policy. SGMA's purpose is to support its member companies and promote a healthy environment for the sporting goods industry by providing access to insight, information, influence and industry connections. SGMA enhances industry vitality and fosters sports, fitness and active lifestyle participation. The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) was founded in 1979 by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association.

360TRUE LLC

www.360true.com

360TRUE LLC is an interactive marketing consortium of web professionals who deliver impact solutions for their customers. Through website creation and development, regular maintenance and updating, hosting and ongoing consulting to manage client data, images and online presentation, 360TRUE is able to focus their efforts on having a long-term vision to help clients build successful and profitable relationships with their clients. 360TRUE understands the communications, sales and work flow processes, and can help translate those efforts to workable designs and campaigns that make sense financially. Contact 360TRUE and let them help you make your business succeed.