For Youth Sports (K-8)
Play Like a Champion Today exists to ensure that children get the most out of their sports experience. We collaborate closely with administrators from leagues, schools, and teams across the country to influence the key players in youth sports. Our methods are designed and proven to elevate the overall experience of all people involved with youth sports. Play Like a Champion Today offers a range of resources for youth sports organizations.
Coaching for Character (for all youth sports organizations)
This interactive clinic is delivered in person by local league/school personnel trained in the Play Like a Champion Today approach. This 3-hour clinic educates coaches on the best methods of developing athletes who perform well both on and off the field. More information >>
Coaching as Ministry (especially for Catholic sports programs)
Designed for coaches in Catholic organizations, this 3-hour clinic prepares coaches for their dual role as coach and minister. Led by local league/school personnel experienced in the Play Like a Champion Today approach, this clinic trains coaches in proven methods of developing holistic, healthy, virtuous children. More information >>
Thanks to a gift from Shire Pharmaceuticals, Play Like a Champion Today offers downloadable resources for coaches wishing to learn more about coaching children with Attention Deficit Disorder and Autism. More information >>
Play Like a Champion promotes the joy that can be found through the team atmosphere. Unfortunately, bullying and hazing are also occasionally a part of the sport experience. To learn more about bullying and how to prevent it, please click here for more information.
For parents of young athletes, this 1-hour workshop educates the most influential people in children's lives on key issues in youth sports. Led by local league/school personnel trained in the Play Like a Champion Today approach, parents learn the vital elements of developmental psychology as it pertains to their child's holistic growth through sports. (Also available in Spanish) More information >>
In a 1-hour interactive clinic, officials develop their expertise as regulators of the game by learning more about the critical role they play in the physical and social development of young athletes. Instructed by local league/school personnel trained in the Play Like a Champion Today approach, officials gain insight about how they are not simply keeping score, but ensuring the safety and integrity of the game. More information >>
For young athletes, Play Like a Champion Today offers resources to encourage the development of physical fitness and character development. These printed materials assist coaches in working with athletes to set goals and discuss issues of sportsmanship. More information >>