GROWING CHAMPIONS FOR LIFE

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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.

SEPTEMBER WEBINAR

 

How to Survive and Thrive With a Coach

Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Join us as we expose the best-kept secrets of how athletes and parents can adapt to the four primary styles of coaches. Is your coach a Rhino, Peacock, Retriever, or Owl? These connecting skills work in every arena of life!

- Learn how to identify the four styles of coaches
- Discover the factors within your child’s control that impact a coach
- Give your child positive strategies for adapting to the behavioral preferences of his or her coach without a personality change

David will connect the key life skills of the lesson with winning on the field, and in life. The Power Point materials are loaded with practical information worth saving for future reference.
LAST MONTH'S WEBINAR

Overcoming Adversity in Sports & Life

 

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SEPTEMBER PODCAST

 

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.

 

LISTEN TO PODCAST

Growing Champions - Positive Parent

POSITIVE PARENT ASSIGNMENT
Look Good or Learn More

 

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WINNING CONNECTIONS NEWSLETTER

September 2020

 

AUGUST 2020

 

JULY 2020

EXPERT INTERVIEW

 

Derek Wolfe
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..

 


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