It's easy to miss the big picture of youth sport because we're often overwhelmed with the technical stuff
What was unthinkable just a few years ago is now a possible and reasonable outcome in collegiate sport. However, Olympic sports are on shakier ground…

February 2023

The Cold War battle of economic systems created sport development frameworks that are still used today.
The rising cost of youth sport participation is slowly lowering skill levels by forcing coaches to focus on metabolic training rather than instruction…

December 2022

A curated list of topics impacting youth sport right now, or that will in the near future.

November 2022

Ethics is more than simply determining right from wrong. Sometimes it's important to understand why something is right or why it's not.
We don't often think of age and experience as demographic forces. But just as gravity or compound interest are omnipresent in other aspects of our…

October 2022

NGBs want the kids back, but the pandemic showed parents what life could be like without the daily grind of transporting kids to practices, late night…
Transformative youth sport programs exist because of the people involved in them and their own agency within the role they play.

September 2022

NGBs should delay competition for their youngest athletes.
Instead of proposing changes that might actually improve the application of Title IX, the Biden administration is codifying woke ideology that will only…
Dropping the women's diving events from the 2022 Games highlights a gaping hole in Malaysia's sport development process.