May 26, 2011 • 5 min read
Psst… we only have 9 bold ideas here, because we want you to give us the 10th. Leave your best idea for improving youth sports in a comment below or post it on the TeamSnap Facebook wall. We will select our favorite and the winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to Dick’s Sporting Goods. Go on – be bold!
Everyone seems to agree that youth sports should be fun, social, safe, and instructional. Even while competition increases as kids mature, no one wants to see the core objectives of youth sports diminished. Most youth leagues do a good job of providing a fun, social, and safe experience for their participants. And there are many knowledgeable volunteer coaches who offer top notch instruction to their individual players, however, most leagues could provide even more educational value by choosing to make teaching their sport the top systemic priority.
Change rarely comes easy in any organization. Even small leadership mindset shifts, however, can make a profound impact. While it’s more realistic to start with small ideas, a healthy thought exercise is to brainstorm bold ideas. To start that process, here are my bold ideas to improve youth sports:
Leave your comments below or post on the TeamSnap Facebook wall with your bold idea for the chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Dick’s Sporting Goods! So go on, have at it and hit us with your best idea for improving youth sports. Don’t forget… be bold!