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Helping Youth Athletes Cope with Shutdown from COVID-19

By Dr Andrea Corn, Psy.D. COVID-19 has dramatically changed the sports landscape, shutting down and canceling play from the pros to the pee-wees.  What was …

Babe Ruth League Named 2019 STRIVE Winner

NCYS and AIG Recognize Exemplary Organizations That Apply Strong Values and Health, Wellness & Safety Initiatives in Youth Sports  Suwanee (January 22, 2020).  The National …

Readying Your Athlete for the Big Game: How Parents Can Help Off the Field

by Cristiane Carraffa Chiacchio Youth sports are a family affair, with parents and guardians devoting hours to shuttling children and teens to games, matches and …

Igniting the Imagination of Youth Athletes

By Kobe Bryant As a father of young girls in sports, a coach, and a former professional athlete, I’ve come to understand that one of the …

Winning Strategies for Effective Coaching

Brought to you by AIG, a proud sponsor of NCYS by Cristiane Chiacchio, AIG Americas Head of Accident & Health Coaches can be the difference in …