One father told his son that he didn’t expect to see him live to the ripe old age of eighteen. One dad prepped his son to be ready to market himself. Another was more impressed with the dynamics of the helicopter than the actual ride. And one son’s last name was changed when Uncle Sam…

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This simple solution may help you deal with your difficult parent problems. At some point, you will have a difficult interaction with a parent, coach, player, or any combination thereof. That’s just the nature of youth sports and the emotions that come with being a parent. There’s no quick fix to this recurring problem. But…

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Grow your club in 2018 with these marketing, diversity, and leadership techniques. The United Soccer Coaches Convention is called ‘The World’s Largest Annual Gathering of Soccer Coaches’ for a reason — over 10,000 attended this year’s event in Philadelphia, setting a new record. The event may cater to coaches, but this year featured dozens of…

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Professional development and individual leadership growth was a major focus. Over 7,100 participants and 200 plus speakers convened at the Baltimore Convention Center, making this the largest LaxCon yet.  This year’s event focused heavily on developing leadership throughout the entire program, from athlete to coach to director. Here are some ways to develop leadership in all…

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The 13th Annual Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Was Perhaps Our Best Yet. In just a few action-packed days we covered everything from how self-driving cars might affect youth sports to bringing sports to underserved communities and even had time for a little friendly competition between co-workers. Like larger companies, including Uber, Facebook, Salesforce and others,…

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This Year’s ABCA Convention Was The Largest Yet- Here’s What To Expect. Last weekend Indianapolis hosted the largest baseball convention in history, as over 6,000 coaches and 300+ exhibitors packed this year’s ABCA convention. Many attendees fought a massive blizzard on the east coast and everyone withstood the frigid single digit weather outside the Indiana Convention…

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Through FundPlay, Volunteering, Software Grants, and Ballin’ for Charity, LeagueApps strives everyday to give back to sports organizers Giving Tuesday, often stylized as #GivingTuesday on social media, refers to the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the United States) as a way to kick off the charitable season. The movement was started in 2012 as a response to the…

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Our last #BallOverAll tweet chat discussed how the game has evolved recently, whether college players should get paid, and the jelly movement sweeping New York In our most recent #BallOverAll tweet chat hosted on November 1st at noon, EST, we received some great insights focused around a few hot topics in the youth basketball industry.…

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Some of the Best Halloween Costumes for Sports Leaders Halloween is a fun holiday, both for kids and adults. For kids, it’s the one time of the year in which they can stockpile all the chocolate and candy that’s usually not allowed. For adults, we can go back in time and act like kids again,…

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We’re excited to announce a live Twitter chat event and forum hosted by the LeagueApps Hoops team that will be taking place on Wednesday, November 1st. The online event is titled BallOverAll. Tune in to Twitter from Noon – 12:45pm EST for an in-depth open discussion around the evolution of youth basketball over the past…

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