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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.
03.25.2020

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!
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.
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.
08.13.2019

New York City Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

Each year, PCA’s annual New York City edition of Momentum Magazine recaps the past year’s highlights from the PCA Movement both in New York and across the country.

New York City Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

Each year, PCA’s annual New York City edition of Momentum Magazine recaps the past year’s highlights from the PCA Movement both in New York 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.
04.03.2019

How Charter School of Educational Excellence Emphasizes Life Lessons in Sports

PCA-New York City worked with Charter School of Educational Excellence to put up these posters in the highest traffic area in their school.

How Charter School of Educational Excellence Emphasizes Life Lessons in Sports

PCA-New York City worked with Charter School of Educational Excellence to put up these posters in the highest traffic area in their school.
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!
10.31.2018

New York City: 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.

New York City: 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.
08.14.2018

Inside PCA Impact: Win The Next Snap!

The banner plastered across Coach Schmidt’s classroom wall says quite simply – Win The Next Snap!

Inside PCA Impact: Win The Next Snap!

The banner plastered across Coach Schmidt’s classroom wall says quite simply – Win The Next Snap!
06.29.2018

The 2nd Annual Double-Goal Coach® Awards At Yankee Stadium

On Friday, May 25th, Positive Coaching Alliance – New York City hosted its second annual Double-Goal Coach Awards at Yankee Stadium.

The 2nd Annual Double-Goal Coach® Awards At Yankee Stadium

On Friday, May 25th, Positive Coaching Alliance – New York City hosted its second annual Double-Goal Coach Awards at Yankee Stadium.
05.31.2018

PCA-NYC Executive Director To Appear On NBC Sports Documentary

The one-hour documentary features an extensive list of interviewees, including Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry; San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija; two-ti...

PCA-NYC Executive Director To Appear On NBC Sports Documentary

The one-hour documentary features an extensive list of interviewees, including Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry; San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija; two-ti...
03.22.2018

PCA-New York City Welcomes New Chapter Board Member, Michael Schwartz

We welcome Michael Schwartz, CFP®, AEP®, President & CEO of Magnus Financial Group LLC as one of our newest Chapter Board Members.

PCA-New York City Welcomes New Chapter Board Member, Michael Schwartz

We welcome Michael Schwartz, CFP®, AEP®, President & CEO of Magnus Financial Group LLC as one of our newest Chapter Board Members.
02.07.2018

Inaugural Triple-Impact Awards Honors Gary Bettman, Larry Robbins, and Student-Athletes

We honored two exceptional members of the New York sports and business communities: Gary Bettman, Commissioner of The NHL, and Larry Robbins CEO of Glenview Capital

Inaugural Triple-Impact Awards Honors Gary Bettman, Larry Robbins, and Student-Athletes

We honored two exceptional members of the New York sports and business communities: Gary Bettman, Commissioner of The NHL, and Larry Robbins CEO of Glenview Capital
01.24.2018

Positive Coaching Alliance-New York City Honors Larry Robbins & NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman; Awards Local Student Athletes Scholarship Support

PCA’s Inaugural Triple Impact Awards names Robbins Executive of the Year and recognizes Bettman for Excellence in Leadership

Positive Coaching Alliance-New York City Honors Larry Robbins & NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman; Awards Local Student Athletes Scholarship Support

PCA’s Inaugural Triple Impact Awards names Robbins Executive of the Year and recognizes Bettman for Excellence in Leadership
09.27.2017

Have The Conversation

We encourage you to think about how the present situation can be used as a teachable moment. In your specific role, why and how might you talk to youth about what they're seeing?

Have The Conversation

We encourage you to think about how the present situation can be used as a teachable moment. In your specific role, why and how might you talk to youth about what they're seeing?
07.09.2017

Phil Jackson’s Overlooked Impact on Youth Sports

The media frenzy around Phil Jackson’s firing by the Knicks has obscured an important part of his legacy—not his 11 NBA Championship rings, but his impact on youth sports.

Phil Jackson’s Overlooked Impact on Youth Sports

The media frenzy around Phil Jackson’s firing by the Knicks has obscured an important part of his legacy—not his 11 NBA Championship rings, but his impact on youth sports.
05.24.2017

Inaugural Event at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman graced Positive Coaching Alliance-New York City’s inaugural Double-Goal Coach® Awards event at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, May 23.

Inaugural Event at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman graced Positive Coaching Alliance-New York City’s inaugural Double-Goal Coach® Awards event at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, May 23.
05.22.2017

Linda Houghland Wins National Coaching Award

Explaining the role of sports at her school, and how that informs her coaching style, Houghland said: “Students have to have a sport at our school. My job is to help them enjoy it.

Linda Houghland Wins National Coaching Award

Explaining the role of sports at her school, and how that informs her coaching style, Houghland said: “Students have to have a sport at our school. My job is to help them enjoy it.
05.22.2017

Gus Ornstein Wins National Coaching Award

Ornstein – an alum of The Fieldston School, who went on to play quarterback in the NFL – brings much more than the x’s and o’s to be expected from his experience.

Gus Ornstein Wins National Coaching Award

Ornstein – an alum of The Fieldston School, who went on to play quarterback in the NFL – brings much more than the x’s and o’s to be expected from his experience.
05.22.2017

Joe Eassa Wins National Coaching Award

Eassa impacts a wildly diverse student body that has up to 90 percent of its students receiving free or reduced lunch, a daunting statistic that defines the school’s population.

Joe Eassa Wins National Coaching Award

Eassa impacts a wildly diverse student body that has up to 90 percent of its students receiving free or reduced lunch, a daunting statistic that defines the school’s population.
05.12.2017

Claudio Reyna On CBS Radio With Damon Amendolara

On Friday, May 12, PCA National Advisory Board Member Claudio Reyna went on CBS Radio to discuss all things PCA and the work PCA is doing to create better athletes, better people.

Claudio Reyna On CBS Radio With Damon Amendolara

On Friday, May 12, PCA National Advisory Board Member Claudio Reyna went on CBS Radio to discuss all things PCA and the work PCA is doing to create better athletes, better people.
05.11.2017

PCA-New York City Executive Director On WGCH With Robin Pastore

PCA-New York City Chapter Executive Director went on-air to discuss his passion for the movement with Robin Pastore

PCA-New York City Executive Director On WGCH With Robin Pastore

PCA-New York City Chapter Executive Director went on-air to discuss his passion for the movement with Robin Pastore
03.01.2017

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Winners

Announcing the 2017 Double-Goal Coach award winners.

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Winners

Announcing the 2017 Double-Goal Coach award winners.
02.05.2017

PCA Super Bowl Spot From FOX Sports Supports

PCA received its greatest mass media exposure ever via a public service announcement during Super Bowl LI, thanks to our partnership with FOX Sports Supports.

PCA Super Bowl Spot From FOX Sports Supports

PCA received its greatest mass media exposure ever via a public service announcement during Super Bowl LI, thanks to our partnership with FOX Sports Supports.
02.02.2017

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists

Here is the list of the 150 National Finalists for PCA's 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists

Here is the list of the 150 National Finalists for PCA's 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.
12.13.2016

Top 10 Sports Topics of the Year to Discuss With Your Kids

As 2016 nears its end, we offer these Top 10 conversation-worthy from throughout the year stories to start discussion among coaches, parents and their youth athletes.

Top 10 Sports Topics of the Year to Discuss With Your Kids

As 2016 nears its end, we offer these Top 10 conversation-worthy from throughout the year stories to start discussion among coaches, parents and their youth athletes.
08.23.2016

2016 TRIPLE-IMPACT COMPETITOR® SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS

Following are updates of winners for PCA's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area below.

2016 TRIPLE-IMPACT COMPETITOR® SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS

Following are updates of winners for PCA's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area below.
03.14.2016

2016 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists & Winners

Announcing the 2016 Double-Goal Coach award finalists and winners.

2016 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists & Winners

Announcing the 2016 Double-Goal Coach award finalists and winners.
02.02.2016

PCA-New York City Launches

PCA has launched PCA-New York City, the organization’s 15th PCA Chapter across the U.S.

PCA-New York City Launches

PCA has launched PCA-New York City, the organization’s 15th PCA Chapter across the U.S.

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