Tag Archives: Youth Basketball

Focusing entirely on basketball has costs, but is necessary – and the rewards are great
July 16, 2019

ESPN.com posted an interesting two-part series last week focusing on the harm caused by young athletes focusing entirely on basketball.  It was well-researched, interesting, and probably scared the hell out of a lot of parents whose kids dream of playing college basketball and maybe even the NBA. One thing it failed to mention is that […]

Youth Basketball Parent Confessions
February 14, 2011

by Kent Sterling My son’s collegiate athletic career is roughly a month away from it’s end.  Senior Day is this weekend at Loyola-Chicago, and that means it’s almost over.  This is as good a time as any to come clean about all kinds of truths regarding youth sports parenthood. I’ve spent an inordinate amount of […]