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BYB&S Partners with Positive Coaching Alliance

By BYB&S, 03/27/19, 4:15PM CDT


2019 Managers participate in online training - BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE

Barrington Youth Baseball & Softball Partners with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes


BYB&S has established a partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit developing “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building sports experience.

The partnership provides BYB&Saccess to PCA’s training for coaches, sports parents, student-athletes and administrators, comprising live group workshops, online courses.

The first phase of this relationship is to have 2019 team managers complete online coach training to be best prepared and equipped to provide a great experience this season. 

PCA has partnered with roughly 3,000 youth sports organizations, schools, districts, conferences, to create a Development Zone culture, where the goal is using youth and high school sports to develop Better Athletes, Better People! 

BYB&S is providing online training opportunities for all 2019 Managers.  Each division Commissioner will relay to the details to each team manager. 

About Positive Coaching Alliance

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) develops BETTER ATHLETES,BETTER PEOPLEthrough resources for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes. In addition to hundreds of free audio-video and printable tips and tools, PCA has partnered with roughly 3,000 schools and youth sports organizations nationwide to deliver live group workshops, online courses and books by PCA Founder Jim Thompson that help those involved in youth and high school sports create a positive, character-building youth sports culture.

PCA workshops and courses, which have impacted more than 7.5 million youth through 2014, strive to transform high school and youth sports into a Development ZoneTM, where the goal is to develop Better Athletes, Better People and the following become the prevailing models in youth and high school sports:

·      The Double-Goal Coach®, who strives to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports

·       The Second-Goal Parent®, who concentrates on life lessons, while letting coaches and athletes focus on competing

·       The Triple-Impact Competitor®, who strives to impact sport on three levels by improving oneself, teammates and the game as a whole.

PCA gains support from a National Advisory Board, including National Spokesperson and 11-time NBA Champion Coach Phil Jackson, and many other top coaches, athletes, organization leaders and academics who share PCA’s mission.