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Helpful Tips for Organizing Swim Team Volunteers

Helpful Tips for Organizing Swim Team Volunteers

Swim meets require a large volunteer staff. In fact, a typical swim meet takes over 40 parents to time, officiate, announce, run the snack bar, score, set up, tear down--the list goes on. There is a job to fit the availability and talent of every parent on the team--before, during or after meets....


Top 10 Ways to Thank a Coach

Top 10 Ways to Thank a Coach

Your child's coach deserves to be thanked for sacrificing time and energy to help kids. Perhaps you would like to express your gratitude before the end-of-the-year party in a way that is unique and truly meaningful. The following gestures will make your coach smile!


30 Tips for Running a Successful Concession Stand

30 Tips for Running a Successful Concession Stand

Good concession stands do not just happen. They take work and a coordinated effort by many people. Here are 30 ideas to help make things run more smoothly. 1. Appoint a Leader. The person in charge should organize and oversee all concession activities....


25 Ways to Increase Good Sportsmanship

25 Ways to Increase Good Sportsmanship

Learning good sportsmanship in youth sports is not automatic. Parents and coaches must be intentional about teaching kids to develop a team player attitude. The following tips will help you instill good sportsmanship in young athletes....


10 Incredibly Healthy Soccer Snacks!

10 Incredibly Healthy Soccer Snacks!

Although there are a zillion packaged snacks to be found on grocery shelves, most of them are high in sugar, high in fat, and lacking the most important element… real, nutritional value. Soccer snacks need to be easy, quick and handy, but convenience doesn’t mean you can’t sneak some better-for-you options into your soccer season....


20 Healthy Sports Recovery Tips

20 Healthy Sports Recovery Tips

No matter how much you try to prevent sports injuries, they will still occur. These tips for recovery and prevention will help you maneuver a young athlete through a sports-related injury, during and after. 1....



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Genius Reflection: How I Became a Crazy Sports Mom
Today our fun-loving support specialist and testing genius, Kirsten, reflects on the beauty and chaos of being a busy sports mom of three....

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