Mid-Atlantic

05.26.2020

Life Is A Team Sport

Life is a team sport, and now more than ever, we need to be good teammates to one another.

Life Is A Team Sport

Life is a team sport, and now more than ever, we need to be good teammates to one another.
05.26.2020

PCA Zoom Video Workshops Available

Schools and youth sports organizations can click below for more information and to sign up for more information about these Zoom workshops.

PCA Zoom Video Workshops Available

Schools and youth sports organizations can click below for more information and to sign up for more information about these Zoom workshops.
05.25.2020

$5 Towards PCA Online Coach + Parent Courses Now Available

Because of your support, we can now provide an additional $5 toward PCA’s highly-interactive Youth Coaching and Parent Online Courses.

$5 Towards PCA Online Coach + Parent Courses Now Available

Because of your support, we can now provide an additional $5 toward PCA’s highly-interactive Youth Coaching and Parent Online Courses.
05.21.2020

10 Tips for First-Time Sports Parents

Rather than concern with scoreboard wins and losses, PCA hopes that you, as a sports parent, keep your eye on the Big Picture – the life lessons in teamwork, resilience, overcoming...

10 Tips for First-Time Sports Parents

Rather than concern with scoreboard wins and losses, PCA hopes that you, as a sports parent, keep your eye on the Big Picture – the life lessons in teamwork, resilience, overcoming...
05.20.2020

Why Michael Jordan Couldn't Dance Alone

PCA breaks down 'The Last Dance' and outlines how key advocates like Phil Jackson, Steve Kerr, and Terry Francona influenced Jordan's career.

Why Michael Jordan Couldn't Dance Alone

PCA breaks down 'The Last Dance' and outlines how key advocates like Phil Jackson, Steve Kerr, and Terry Francona influenced Jordan's career.
05.15.2020

When Youth Sports Return...Will You Be Ready?

As enduring as the COVID-19 pause has been to the lives of young athletes, one thing we know for sure is that sports will be coming back, it’s just a matter of when and how.

When Youth Sports Return...Will You Be Ready?

As enduring as the COVID-19 pause has been to the lives of young athletes, one thing we know for sure is that sports will be coming back, it’s just a matter of when and how.
05.11.2020

Choosing To Do Youth Sports Better When They Reopen

Getting back to sports is an opportunity to reimagine why we play, why we sign our kids up, why we coach.

Choosing To Do Youth Sports Better When They Reopen

Getting back to sports is an opportunity to reimagine why we play, why we sign our kids up, why we coach.
05.04.2020

Giving Tuesday Now

At PCA, we believe life is a team sport, so we have doubled down on our efforts to meet our coaches and leaders where they are — online.

Giving Tuesday Now

At PCA, we believe life is a team sport, so we have doubled down on our efforts to meet our coaches and leaders where they are — online.
04.23.2020

Honoring The Game — Life Is A Team Sport

Because life is a team sport, you as parents are finding yourself stepping into the role of coach and the team you have to manage is your family unit.

Honoring The Game — Life Is A Team Sport

Because life is a team sport, you as parents are finding yourself stepping into the role of coach and the team you have to manage is your family unit.
04.16.2020

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Officials

This highly interactive course is filled with powerful officiating tools, is based on the latest research from sports psychology, and reflects the "best practices" of elite officia...

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Officials

This highly interactive course is filled with powerful officiating tools, is based on the latest research from sports psychology, and reflects the "best practices" of elite officia...
04.16.2020

Supporting Each Other: Filling Emotional Tanks

If our tank is full we can drive anywhere our hearts’ desire and if it is empty we quickly find that we are unable to leave our driveway. As human beings we have our own version of...

Supporting Each Other: Filling Emotional Tanks

If our tank is full we can drive anywhere our hearts’ desire and if it is empty we quickly find that we are unable to leave our driveway. As human beings we have our own version of...
04.13.2020

PCA Featured in Sports Illustrated: Nonprofit Offers Free Resources to Support Youth Sports During COVID-19 Shutdown

I hadn't heard of Positive Coaching Alliance prior to receiving an email from the nonprofit organization yesterday. I'm glad they reached out. While I don't have children, I was a ...

PCA Featured in Sports Illustrated: Nonprofit Offers Free Resources to Support Youth Sports During COVID-19 Shutdown

I hadn't heard of Positive Coaching Alliance prior to receiving an email from the nonprofit organization yesterday. I'm glad they reached out. While I don't have children, I was a ...
04.09.2020

How to Handle Mistakes

For athletes, developing a positive and constructive approach to making mistakes is one of the defining attributes that separate those that excel from those that do not.

How to Handle Mistakes

For athletes, developing a positive and constructive approach to making mistakes is one of the defining attributes that separate those that excel from those that do not.
04.07.2020

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Youth Athletes

This highly interactive course provides specific tips and techniques for mastery and continuous improvement in any sport, seizing opportunities to encourage and support teammates, ...

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Youth Athletes

This highly interactive course provides specific tips and techniques for mastery and continuous improvement in any sport, seizing opportunities to encourage and support teammates, ...
04.03.2020

Coaching At Home

See a list of practical coaching exercises that parents can adapt to ensure positive experiences and positive outcomes for their children while at home.

Coaching At Home

See a list of practical coaching exercises that parents can adapt to ensure positive experiences and positive outcomes for their children while at home.
03.31.2020

2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2020), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2020), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
03.25.2020

Movie Discussion Guide Compilation

In this time of confinement and reflection, we thought you might enjoy a complete list of our Movie Discussion Guides!

Movie Discussion Guide Compilation

In this time of confinement and reflection, we thought you might enjoy a complete list of our Movie Discussion Guides!
03.16.2020

PCA Mid-Atlantic Hosts Inaugural Honor the Game Awards and Benefit

On February 29th, 2020 PCA Mid-Atlantic held its inaugural Honor the Game Awards & Benefit at the WNBA Champion Washington Mystic’s home arena in Washington, DC. With more than 17...

PCA Mid-Atlantic Hosts Inaugural Honor the Game Awards and Benefit

On February 29th, 2020 PCA Mid-Atlantic held its inaugural Honor the Game Awards & Benefit at the WNBA Champion Washington Mystic’s home arena in Washington, DC. With more than 17...
01.01.2020

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Applications Now Open!

The 2020 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Opportunity is NOW OPEN! High School Juniors graduating in 2021 are eligible to apply.

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Applications Now Open!

The 2020 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Opportunity is NOW OPEN! High School Juniors graduating in 2021 are eligible to apply.
12.16.2019

PCA-Mid-Atlantic Hosts First-Ever Holiday Gathering

On Thursday, December 5th, PCA Mid-Atlantic hosted it's first-ever Holiday Gathering. The event was hosted by Joe Wall at the Goldman Sachs office in Washington, DC. PCA Mid-Atlant...

PCA-Mid-Atlantic Hosts First-Ever Holiday Gathering

On Thursday, December 5th, PCA Mid-Atlantic hosted it's first-ever Holiday Gathering. The event was hosted by Joe Wall at the Goldman Sachs office in Washington, DC. PCA Mid-Atlant...
12.11.2019

PCA Mid-Atlantic Summer Camp Character Program

PCA Mid-Atlantic concluded a successful summer of Character Development programming thousands of youth participating in camps with the Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning ...

PCA Mid-Atlantic Summer Camp Character Program

PCA Mid-Atlantic concluded a successful summer of Character Development programming thousands of youth participating in camps with the Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning ...
11.12.2019

PCA and Baltimore City Public Schools Provide In-Depth Leadership Training for High School Athletic Directors

PCA Mid-Atlantic and Baltimore City Public Schools recently hosted the first in a series of training sessions for athletic directors from Baltimore high schools

PCA and Baltimore City Public Schools Provide In-Depth Leadership Training for High School Athletic Directors

PCA Mid-Atlantic and Baltimore City Public Schools recently hosted the first in a series of training sessions for athletic directors from Baltimore high schools
09.09.2019

Announcing PCA's new Chief Executive Officer

PCA is delighted to announce that youth sports industry veteran Chris Moore will succeed founder Jim Thompson as CEO of the organization.

Announcing PCA's new Chief Executive Officer

PCA is delighted to announce that youth sports industry veteran Chris Moore will succeed founder Jim Thompson as CEO of the organization.
08.15.2019

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

Following are updates of finalists for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

Following are updates of finalists for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
07.29.2019

Establishing Positive Culture at Montgomery Youth Hockey Association

"PCA's partnership with MYHA brings athletes of all ages and skills to hockey, allowing them to prosper on the ice and grow in character away from it. "

Establishing Positive Culture at Montgomery Youth Hockey Association

"PCA's partnership with MYHA brings athletes of all ages and skills to hockey, allowing them to prosper on the ice and grow in character away from it. "
07.24.2019

Mid-Atlantic Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

Each year, PCA’s annual Mid-Atlantic edition of Momentum Magazine recaps the past year’s highlights from the PCA Movement both in the Mid-Atlantic and across the country.

Mid-Atlantic Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

Each year, PCA’s annual Mid-Atlantic edition of Momentum Magazine recaps the past year’s highlights from the PCA Movement both in the Mid-Atlantic and across the country.
06.04.2019

2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2019), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2019), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
04.30.2019

Qlarant Becomes Supporter of PCA Mid-Atlantic

Qlarant - a national leader in quality improvement, program integrity, risk management, and innovative technology solutions - held their annual Leadership Conference at their headq...

Qlarant Becomes Supporter of PCA Mid-Atlantic

Qlarant - a national leader in quality improvement, program integrity, risk management, and innovative technology solutions - held their annual Leadership Conference at their headq...
03.13.2019

2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners Presented by TeamSnap

Congratulations to each of these National Winners who were selected from nearly 1,000 nominations nationwide!

2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners Presented by TeamSnap

Congratulations to each of these National Winners who were selected from nearly 1,000 nominations nationwide!
02.07.2019

Nike Partners with KIDS in the GAME to Cover Fees for After School Sports Programs for Children of Federal Employees

This newly launched pass covers the FULL COST of registering kids for their youth sporting experience.

Nike Partners with KIDS in the GAME to Cover Fees for After School Sports Programs for Children of Federal Employees

This newly launched pass covers the FULL COST of registering kids for their youth sporting experience.
02.07.2019

PCA-Mid-Atlantic Scholarship Recipients Honored At Wizards Game

On December 12th at Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Wizards, PCA Mid-Atlantic's Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship winners were honored with a half-time presentation fe...

PCA-Mid-Atlantic Scholarship Recipients Honored At Wizards Game

On December 12th at Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Wizards, PCA Mid-Atlantic's Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship winners were honored with a half-time presentation fe...
01.11.2019

Jr. NBA Parent Forum with Washington Wizards, PCA-Mid-Atlantic

This past December the Jr. NBA, Washington Wizards, and Positive Coaching Alliance put on the third ever Jr. NBA Parent Forum.

Jr. NBA Parent Forum with Washington Wizards, PCA-Mid-Atlantic

This past December the Jr. NBA, Washington Wizards, and Positive Coaching Alliance put on the third ever Jr. NBA Parent Forum.
09.27.2018

Mid-Atlantic Momentum: 2018 Year In Review

In this year's PCA Momentum “Year in Review,” you can read about the impact of PCA concepts & tools, learn about the specific sports that hosted the most workshops, and more.

Mid-Atlantic Momentum: 2018 Year In Review

In this year's PCA Momentum “Year in Review,” you can read about the impact of PCA concepts & tools, learn about the specific sports that hosted the most workshops, and more.
07.31.2018

PCA-Mid Atlantic at Play Ball Park for All-Star Weekend

PCA Mid-Atlantic also had its eye on the future of baseball. Over the course of five days, PCA was part of the All Star festivities at MLB's PLAYBALL Park

PCA-Mid Atlantic at Play Ball Park for All-Star Weekend

PCA Mid-Atlantic also had its eye on the future of baseball. Over the course of five days, PCA was part of the All Star festivities at MLB's PLAYBALL Park
07.25.2018

Inside PCA Impact: Honoring The Game With Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

Recently, the Academy held their first PCA student-athlete workshop. Charlie Sperduto, the Academy’s Senior Manager for Baseball/Softball Operations, sent us a note to let u...

Inside PCA Impact: Honoring The Game With Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

Recently, the Academy held their first PCA student-athlete workshop. Charlie Sperduto, the Academy’s Senior Manager for Baseball/Softball Operations, sent us a note to let u...
06.08.2018

A New PCA Chapter (PCA-Mid-Atlantic) to go with the New Stanley Cup!

We are excited to serve the schools and youth sports organizations in our Mid-Atlantic region and look forward to developing Better Athletes, Better People through sports.

A New PCA Chapter (PCA-Mid-Atlantic) to go with the New Stanley Cup!

We are excited to serve the schools and youth sports organizations in our Mid-Atlantic region and look forward to developing Better Athletes, Better People through sports.
05.29.2018

PCA Makes umttr Event Part of The Mid-Atlantic Chapter Launch

As part of the launch-week activities, PCA is being honored at the umttr 5th Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament on June 3rd at Whitman High School in Montgomery County, MD.

PCA Makes umttr Event Part of The Mid-Atlantic Chapter Launch

As part of the launch-week activities, PCA is being honored at the umttr 5th Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament on June 3rd at Whitman High School in Montgomery County, MD.
05.06.2018

The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual High School Coaches Clinic

PCA Mid-Atlantic Founding Partner, The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, hosted its fourth annual High School Coaches Clinic on March 20th. 50 student-athletes and 50 coac...

The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual High School Coaches Clinic

PCA Mid-Atlantic Founding Partner, The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, hosted its fourth annual High School Coaches Clinic on March 20th. 50 student-athletes and 50 coac...
04.30.2018

Celebrating PCA's 20th Anniversary With Steve Young

On April 28th, 2018 we welcomed over 650 supporters of Positive Coaching Alliance to our 17th annual National Youth Sports Awards & Benefit, honoring Steve Young.

Celebrating PCA's 20th Anniversary With Steve Young

On April 28th, 2018 we welcomed over 650 supporters of Positive Coaching Alliance to our 17th annual National Youth Sports Awards & Benefit, honoring Steve Young.
03.05.2018

2018 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Winners

Here is the list of the National Winners for PCA's 2018 Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.

2018 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Winners

Here is the list of the National Winners for PCA's 2018 Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.
02.06.2018

Adopting An Olympian's Mindset

The same principles and techniques that we cultivate to achieve excellence in the Olympic Games can be mastered and adopted by athletes and teams at any level and in any sport.

Adopting An Olympian's Mindset

The same principles and techniques that we cultivate to achieve excellence in the Olympic Games can be mastered and adopted by athletes and teams at any level and in any sport.
10.24.2017

2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

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