Posts tagged "Current Events"

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Recap: Collaborative Models for Equity and Accessibility

There is a growing accessibility gap in youth sports that will only be exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. Entities like the PLAY Sports Coalition and others are showing that there is power in collaboration over competition in order to ensure that all kids have access…

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Recapping NextUp: Return to Play – Day 1

As we return to play after months of sheltering at home, athletes and their families will need to adjust to a new normal. The youth sports experience will play a critical role in our nation’s physical, social, and cultural recovery, which is why we’ve been…

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Good Morning America Honors PCA Grand Prize Award Winner

The Positive Coaching Alliance’s mission is to transform the youth sports culture into a Development Zone® where all youth and high school athletes have a positive, character-building experience that results in “better athletes, better people.” Every year PCA recognizes notable members of the youth sports…

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What Can Youth Programs Learn from This Year’s Winter Olympics

Of the many remarkable moments from this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, two triumphs point to a growing body of research and recommendations about youth sports:   Norway’s impressive medal count — which it credits to a key tenet of its youth sports programs that…

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Here’s How Team Offsite Activities Connect Self-Driving Cars With ‘Competitive’ Bowling

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…

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#BallOverAll Wrap – Youth Basketball’s Evolution, Paying College Players, and the “Jelly” Movement

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…

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BallOverAll – The Twitter Chat For Basketball Leaders

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…

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Watch This Big Announcement from LeagueApps at This Year’s Michigan Sport Business Conference

The Michigan Sport Business Conference is the nation’s premier undergraduate-run sport business conference. It was developed in 2011 by a group of undergraduate students affiliated with both the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan. LeagueApps was proud to…

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LeagueApps Kicks It With Charity Soccer Tournament Over The Weekend

Let’s Kick This Charity Soccer Cup is a one day tournament designed to raise awareness and charitable donations for Voices Against Brain Cancer. This year’s event took place over the weekend on Saturday, August 19th. The event was founded and is still organized by Hayden Goldblatt….

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How Nassau Pride Delivers Affordable AAU Experiences to the Long Island Community

Sports Organization of the Month: May Nassau Pride is a Long Island based AAU basketball organization. The program was founded in 2012 with the focus of providing affordable AAU experiences to the Hicksville, Bethpage, Westbury, and Levittown areas. “At the time, it was becoming apparent…