Since 2013 USA Swimming has partnered with David Benzel and Growing Champions for Life, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the youth sport experience, to provide resources and guidance to help parents support their swimmers.
Growing Champions for Life nurtures the bond between parents and their children by providing them with positive and practical strategies for playing their role as sport parent effectively through the gift of unconditional love and the pursuit of personal excellence. Each month a new inspirational video, educational webinar, informative newsletter, interview and article are posted to support families on their journey through youth sports.
How to Survive and Thrive With a Coach
Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
SPORTS FAMILY CORNER
The Sport Family Corner Interview with Dave Fish – 42 Years of Coaching Harvard Tennis
Sports parent, Don Deluzio, shares with David the “ah-ha” moments and the “missed moments” of leading 9 kids through sports and life.
More than 15 years ago the Deluzio family went from a family of 6 to a family of 11—virtually overnight—as they took on the legal guardianship of 5 children.
High School Athletic Director, co-author of "Coaching Revolution"
Coach Wolfe shares his creative techniques for creating a positive learning environment for athletes. His years of experience have also helped him create a climate in which the communication between coaches, parents, and athletes is constructive and appropriate for teaching personal responsibility to our children..