What makes a good mentor?

Categories: Blog, Coaching, Mentoring

If you’ve been fortunate enough to have had a teacher, supervisor or coach who has been a mentor to you and made a positive difference in your life, you know he or she wore many hats. Mentors act as role models, cheerleaders, policy enforcers, advocates, and friends. Mentors assume these diff...

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Mentoring Relationships Change Lives

Categories: Blog, Coaching, Mentoring

Relationships matter. Especially mentoring relationships. In fact, they’re life-changing. Oprah has said, “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” And she’s right. With a mentor, at-risk youth are1: 81% more likely to report participating regularly in sports or e...

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Not All Youth Sports Are Created Equal

Categories: Blog, Character Education

For generations, parents have been enrolling their children in sports programs with the hope that they will develop discipline, teamwork and stay active and healthy. The benefits of participating in youth sports are long-lasting. Research shows: High school athletes are more likely than non-athlete...

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