National Fitness Foundation and NCYS Join Forces

The National Council of Youth Sports and the National Fitness Foundation (NFF) have entered into an important partnership intended to expand youth sport participation in …

Beyond Endorphins: The Mental Health Benefits of Youth Sports

Brought to you by AIG, a proud sponsor of NCYS   by Cristiane Chiacchio, AIG Americas Head of Accident & Health The role of physical activity …

Tips on How to Be a Winning Sports Parent

By James Leary This open letter to parents has been adopted and tweaked from my old high school coach from Massachusetts. I hope it will …

Background Checks Are a Buyer-Beware Proposition

By Trish Sylvia, Guest Blogger Often, the nature of how the conversation changes over time is indicative of whether or not progress is being made. …

The Safe Sport Act: How Does It Affect Me?

By Jenna Soule, Guest Blogger The Safe Sport Act, which expands existing mandated youth abuse reporting laws and requires abuse awareness training for youth sports …