The fun and easy way® to get the score on coaching youthbasketball
Planning to volunteer as a basketball coach? This friendly guidehelps youcommand the court by explaining the rules of the game,giving you expert advice on teaching essential skills to differentage groups, running great practices, promoting teamwork, helpingstruggling players, keeping kids healthy and injury-free, andleading your team effectively during a game.
Teach offensive and defensive strategies
Encourage good sportsmanship
Ensure safety on the field
Communicate effectively with parents
The National Alliance For Youth Sports has beenAmerica’s leading advocate for positive and safe sports forchildren for the past 25 years. It serves volunteer coaches,parents with children involved in organized sports, game officials,youth sports administrators, league directors, and the youngsterswho participate in organized sports. The Alliance’s programsare utilized in more than 3,000 communities nationwide by parks andrecreation departments, Boys & Girls Clubs, Police AthleticLeagues, YMCAs/YWCAs, and various independent youth service groups,as well as on military installations worldwide. For moreinformation on the Alliance’s programs, which appear in thefollowing list, visit www.nays.org.