Coaches have psychological impact on players

by Dr. Shedrick McCall, Assistant Professor of Psychology-Virginia State University and Community Activist Richmond Virginia Metro Area Most youth and interscholastic coaches should understand that their job is composed of a plethora of duties including teaching kids about athletic skills, life skills, self-esteem skills, communicating effectively among teammates, learning ways to handle failure and adversity, and…

Why Football Matters

John Harbaugh issued this statement, epistle, or what have you, this week.   It’s worth a read and it’s worth sharing.   In a day and age where more parents are concerned about concussions and other injuries, and young boys are coddled more than disciplined, where does football really fit in?    Does the game…

Why Football Matters

John Harbaugh issued this statement, epistle, or what have you, this week.   It’s worth a read and it’s worth sharing.   In a day and age where more parents are concerned about concussions and other injuries, and young boys are coddled more than disciplined, where does football really fit in?    Does the game…