Cleveland

12.11.2019

Baden Youth Association Extends Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

December 5, 2019 – The Baden Youth Association has extended its partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit movement developing “Better Athletes, B...

Baden Youth Association Extends Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

December 5, 2019 – The Baden Youth Association has extended its partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit movement developing “Better Athletes, B...
12.06.2019

US Lacrosse North Coast Ohio Youth and Middle School Programs Creates Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

The US Lacrosse North Coast Ohio Chapter is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit movement developing “Better Athle...

US Lacrosse North Coast Ohio Youth and Middle School Programs Creates Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

The US Lacrosse North Coast Ohio Chapter is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit movement developing “Better Athle...
11.20.2019

Westerville Parks & Recreation Extends Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

November 13, 2019 – Westerville Parks & Recreation has extended its partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit movement developing “Better Athlete...

Westerville Parks & Recreation Extends Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

November 13, 2019 – Westerville Parks & Recreation has extended its partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit movement developing “Better Athlete...
11.15.2019

Helping Your Kids Learn From The Myles Garrett, Browns & Steelers Altercation

Tempers flare in rivalries, but what happened during the November 14, 2019 game at First Energy Stadium should never occur. The altercation that took place late in the fourth quart...

Helping Your Kids Learn From The Myles Garrett, Browns & Steelers Altercation

Tempers flare in rivalries, but what happened during the November 14, 2019 game at First Energy Stadium should never occur. The altercation that took place late in the fourth quart...
10.28.2019

Cavaliers Academy Youth Basketball Program Partners with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

Through our Cavs Youth Basketball Program, we are committed to motivating the youth of Cleveland and the entire community to be active and build confidence in themselves through th...

Cavaliers Academy Youth Basketball Program Partners with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

Through our Cavs Youth Basketball Program, we are committed to motivating the youth of Cleveland and the entire community to be active and build confidence in themselves through th...
10.21.2019

Q&A: Getting to Know Blue Jays President Mark Shapiro and His Views on Character

We strive to have the same culture in every part of our operation, simply because we collectively believe that the same attributes – whether it is player personnel or business – pr...

Q&A: Getting to Know Blue Jays President Mark Shapiro and His Views on Character

We strive to have the same culture in every part of our operation, simply because we collectively believe that the same attributes – whether it is player personnel or business – pr...
09.09.2019

Announcing PCA's new Chief Executive Officer

PCA is delighted to announce that youth sports industry veteran Chris Moore will succeed founder Jim Thompson as CEO of the organization.

Announcing PCA's new Chief Executive Officer

PCA is delighted to announce that youth sports industry veteran Chris Moore will succeed founder Jim Thompson as CEO of the organization.
09.09.2019

PCA-Cleveland Partners with the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

Through this partnership, we have a tremendous opportunity to increase dialogue and provide valuable tools to assist education-based administrators in proactively addressing some o...

PCA-Cleveland Partners with the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

Through this partnership, we have a tremendous opportunity to increase dialogue and provide valuable tools to assist education-based administrators in proactively addressing some o...
08.21.2019

Leadership & Motivation: Breakfast with the Indians 2019

The Corner Bar at Progressive Field was at capacity with current and prospective partners, sponsors, and active supporters of PCA eager to learn from three of the Cleveland Indians...

Leadership & Motivation: Breakfast with the Indians 2019

The Corner Bar at Progressive Field was at capacity with current and prospective partners, sponsors, and active supporters of PCA eager to learn from three of the Cleveland Indians...
08.15.2019

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

Following are updates of finalists for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

Following are updates of finalists for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
07.24.2019

Cleveland Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

Each year, PCA’s annual Cleveland edition of Momentum Magazine recaps the past year’s highlights from the PCA Movement both in Cleveland and across the country.

Cleveland Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

Each year, PCA’s annual Cleveland edition of Momentum Magazine recaps the past year’s highlights from the PCA Movement both in Cleveland and across the country.
07.18.2019

End of Season Reflections: What Really Matters

Hearing and seeing those things this weekend struck me and reminded me why I have always loved sports and believe they are important. Sports can provide so much more beyond the fie...

End of Season Reflections: What Really Matters

Hearing and seeing those things this weekend struck me and reminded me why I have always loved sports and believe they are important. Sports can provide so much more beyond the fie...
07.15.2019

PCA Plays Part in 2019 MLB All-Star Game Festivities

During the MLB All-Star Game festivities, PCA-Cleveland had a front row seat as an active part of the on-field activities with the kids at PlayBall Diamond and engaging in conversa...

PCA Plays Part in 2019 MLB All-Star Game Festivities

During the MLB All-Star Game festivities, PCA-Cleveland had a front row seat as an active part of the on-field activities with the kids at PlayBall Diamond and engaging in conversa...
06.04.2019

2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2019), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2019), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
05.30.2019

Cleveland Scholarship Winners & Coach Award Winners Honored at the Indians Game

In partnership with the Cleveland Indians, PCA-Cleveland had the opportunity to recognize two of their Double-Goal Coach award winners and all four Triple-Impact Competitor Scholar...

Cleveland Scholarship Winners & Coach Award Winners Honored at the Indians Game

In partnership with the Cleveland Indians, PCA-Cleveland had the opportunity to recognize two of their Double-Goal Coach award winners and all four Triple-Impact Competitor Scholar...
04.16.2019

PCA-Cleveland Announces 2019 Double-Goal Coach Winners

The Cleveland Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance has announced its 2019 Double-Goal Coach® presented by TeamSnap Chapter and National Winners. The award, named for coaches who s...

PCA-Cleveland Announces 2019 Double-Goal Coach Winners

The Cleveland Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance has announced its 2019 Double-Goal Coach® presented by TeamSnap Chapter and National Winners. The award, named for coaches who s...
03.13.2019

2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners Presented by TeamSnap

Congratulations to each of these National Winners who were selected from nearly 1,000 nominations nationwide!

2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners Presented by TeamSnap

Congratulations to each of these National Winners who were selected from nearly 1,000 nominations nationwide!
03.06.2019

Announcing The PCA-Cleveland Recipients of the Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship

The Cleveland Chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance has announced its 2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship recipients.

Announcing The PCA-Cleveland Recipients of the Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship

The Cleveland Chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance has announced its 2018 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship recipients.
10.25.2018

PCA-Cleveland's Ryan Virtue on 95.5 The Fish

Len and Sara talked with Ryan Virtue of PCA about their mission to transform the culture of youth sports so that youth athletes can have a positive, character-building experience.

PCA-Cleveland's Ryan Virtue on 95.5 The Fish

Len and Sara talked with Ryan Virtue of PCA about their mission to transform the culture of youth sports so that youth athletes can have a positive, character-building experience.
10.19.2018

Continuing The Legacy of Coach Kyle Elig

The mission of the Coach Kyle Elig Foundation and the Positive Coaching Alliance are directly in line with one another, and as such, the Positive Coaching Alliance was named the pr...

Continuing The Legacy of Coach Kyle Elig

The mission of the Coach Kyle Elig Foundation and the Positive Coaching Alliance are directly in line with one another, and as such, the Positive Coaching Alliance was named the pr...
09.27.2018

Cleveland: 2018 Year In Review

In this year's PCA Momentum “Year in Review,” you can read about the impact of PCA concepts & tools, learn about the specific sports that hosted the most workshops, and more.

Cleveland: 2018 Year In Review

In this year's PCA Momentum “Year in Review,” you can read about the impact of PCA concepts & tools, learn about the specific sports that hosted the most workshops, and more.
08.07.2018

The 2018 Breakfast With The Indians

As you watch the Cleveland Indians play the game of baseball, it is easy to see that they have an incredible culture within their organization.

The 2018 Breakfast With The Indians

As you watch the Cleveland Indians play the game of baseball, it is easy to see that they have an incredible culture within their organization.
05.31.2018
05.07.2018

MLB Bucket List Experience: Meet Terry Francona & AJ Hinch

PCA-Cleveland is partnering with the Cleveland Indians to offer a unique VIP Meet & Greet experience with two all-star managers.

MLB Bucket List Experience: Meet Terry Francona & AJ Hinch

PCA-Cleveland is partnering with the Cleveland Indians to offer a unique VIP Meet & Greet experience with two all-star managers.
03.22.2018

PCA-Cleveland and Joe Thomas Honor Local Athletes, Coaches, and Leaders

200 guests joined PCA-Cleveland and NFL great Joe Thomas to celebrate the 20th anniversary of PCA and honor local student-athletes, coaches, and civic leaders.

PCA-Cleveland and Joe Thomas Honor Local Athletes, Coaches, and Leaders

200 guests joined PCA-Cleveland and NFL great Joe Thomas to celebrate the 20th anniversary of PCA and honor local student-athletes, coaches, and civic leaders.
03.16.2018

Breaking News From PCA-Cleveland Event

On Tuesday night, Thomas appeared on stage at the Youth Sports Impact Awards, hosted by the Cleveland Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance.

Breaking News From PCA-Cleveland Event

On Tuesday night, Thomas appeared on stage at the Youth Sports Impact Awards, hosted by the Cleveland Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance.
02.24.2018

Ross Hartley On Teaching A Growth Mindset

Read how Ross Hartley uses his experience in engineering and triathlons to teach about incorporating a growth mindset and motto: Be Safe - Have Fun - Be Awesome!

Ross Hartley On Teaching A Growth Mindset

Read how Ross Hartley uses his experience in engineering and triathlons to teach about incorporating a growth mindset and motto: Be Safe - Have Fun - Be Awesome!
02.16.2018

Joe Thomas to Keynote First PCA-Cleveland Youth Sports Impact Awards March 13

The dinner will be emceed by Matt Underwood, play-by-play announcer for the Indians, on FOX SportsTime Ohio, and feature a keynote from Cleveland Browns legend, Joe Thomas.

Joe Thomas to Keynote First PCA-Cleveland Youth Sports Impact Awards March 13

The dinner will be emceed by Matt Underwood, play-by-play announcer for the Indians, on FOX SportsTime Ohio, and feature a keynote from Cleveland Browns legend, Joe Thomas.
12.20.2017

Impact Story: Developing Leadership Skills For The Future

They walked away not only realizing how to positively Fill Emotional Tanks and how to best Honor the ROOTS of the Game, but [also realizing] their own leadership skills and what th...

Impact Story: Developing Leadership Skills For The Future

They walked away not only realizing how to positively Fill Emotional Tanks and how to best Honor the ROOTS of the Game, but [also realizing] their own leadership skills and what th...
12.06.2017

Ohio North Partners with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

We are excited to be the first US Youth Soccer State Association to partner with PCA,” said Ohio North President Paul R. Emhoff.

Ohio North Partners with Positive Coaching Alliance to Benefit Youth Athletes

We are excited to be the first US Youth Soccer State Association to partner with PCA,” said Ohio North President Paul R. Emhoff.
11.30.2017

Monthly Motivation: Leaving a Legacy

One of the most important lessons that sports teaches is that nothing lasts forever. The thrill of a victory or sting of a loss have a short shelf life that usually expires...

Monthly Motivation: Leaving a Legacy

One of the most important lessons that sports teaches is that nothing lasts forever. The thrill of a victory or sting of a loss have a short shelf life that usually expires...
11.29.2017

University Hospitals Sports Medicine Partners With PCA-Cleveland

As a Chapter Supporter, UHSM will help fund PCA-Cleveland’s programming and events designed to give coaches, parents, administrators, and student-athletes a framework and proven pr...

University Hospitals Sports Medicine Partners With PCA-Cleveland

As a Chapter Supporter, UHSM will help fund PCA-Cleveland’s programming and events designed to give coaches, parents, administrators, and student-athletes a framework and proven pr...
11.29.2017

PCA-Cleveland Partner Schools Excel in Ohio State Playoffs

Congratulations to the following PCA Partner High Schools who have achieved great success in this Fall’s Ohio State Playoffs!

PCA-Cleveland Partner Schools Excel in Ohio State Playoffs

Congratulations to the following PCA Partner High Schools who have achieved great success in this Fall’s Ohio State Playoffs!
10.30.2017

Scholarship Finalists Give Back and Get Even More in Return

In the end, finalists left feeling inspired by the level of skill and confidence with which the kids played...

Scholarship Finalists Give Back and Get Even More in Return

In the end, finalists left feeling inspired by the level of skill and confidence with which the kids played...
10.30.2017

Monthly Motivations: Figure it Out

A youth basketball coach in the audience posed a question to the panel, asking if coaches should start teaching kids (around the ages of 10, 11, or 12) set plays.

Monthly Motivations: Figure it Out

A youth basketball coach in the audience posed a question to the panel, asking if coaches should start teaching kids (around the ages of 10, 11, or 12) set plays.
10.30.2017

Scholarship Finalists Give Back and Get More in Return

In the end, finalists left feeling inspired by the level of skill and confidence with which the kids played...

Scholarship Finalists Give Back and Get More in Return

In the end, finalists left feeling inspired by the level of skill and confidence with which the kids played...
10.24.2017

2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
09.27.2017

Have The Conversation

We encourage you to think about how the present situation can be used as a teachable moment. In your specific role, why and how might you talk to youth about what they're seeing?

Have The Conversation

We encourage you to think about how the present situation can be used as a teachable moment. In your specific role, why and how might you talk to youth about what they're seeing?
09.26.2017

A Parent's Guide To Working With Other Parents

If you don’t want to confront another parent or have a difficult conversation about their behavior you can always enlist the help of the coach.

A Parent's Guide To Working With Other Parents

If you don’t want to confront another parent or have a difficult conversation about their behavior you can always enlist the help of the coach.
09.18.2017

Monthly Motivations: In Us We Trust

Much already has been and still will be written about the 2017 Cleveland Indians' historic winning streak that reached 22 games.

Monthly Motivations: In Us We Trust

Much already has been and still will be written about the 2017 Cleveland Indians' historic winning streak that reached 22 games.
09.01.2017

FOX SportsTime Ohio Airing Breakfast With The Indians Event

See the broadcast schedule on FOX SportsTime Ohio for PCA-Cleveland's Breakfast With The Indians Event, featuring Indians GM, Mike Chernoff; Performance Coach Ceci Clark, and more.

FOX SportsTime Ohio Airing Breakfast With The Indians Event

See the broadcast schedule on FOX SportsTime Ohio for PCA-Cleveland's Breakfast With The Indians Event, featuring Indians GM, Mike Chernoff; Performance Coach Ceci Clark, and more.
08.19.2017

Monthly Motivations: Speak Up

The world is full of things we’ve always done and ways we’ve always done things. Sometimes that’s a good thing. Sometimes it’s not.

Monthly Motivations: Speak Up

The world is full of things we’ve always done and ways we’ve always done things. Sometimes that’s a good thing. Sometimes it’s not.
08.10.2017

Event Recap: 2017 Breakfast with the Indians

The event was one in a series of “Conversations with Coaches” hosted by the Cleveland Chapter of PCA that provide unprecedented access for local youth & HS sports coaches.

Event Recap: 2017 Breakfast with the Indians

The event was one in a series of “Conversations with Coaches” hosted by the Cleveland Chapter of PCA that provide unprecedented access for local youth & HS sports coaches.
07.28.2017

An Evening With The Akron RubberDucks

Youth and high school coaches enjoyed dinner, an impassioned keynote by renowned sports psychologist Charlie Maher, and a beautiful evening for baseball with the Akron RubberDucks.

An Evening With The Akron RubberDucks

Youth and high school coaches enjoyed dinner, an impassioned keynote by renowned sports psychologist Charlie Maher, and a beautiful evening for baseball with the Akron RubberDucks.
06.20.2017

Monthly Motivations: I'm A Loser, Baby

Given that yet another of our beloved Cleveland sports teams has come up short in a championship run, I feel compelled to dissect the meaning of this phrase.

Monthly Motivations: I'm A Loser, Baby

Given that yet another of our beloved Cleveland sports teams has come up short in a championship run, I feel compelled to dissect the meaning of this phrase.
06.20.2017

Energizing Cleveland Kids with the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

The partnership between both nonprofit organizations incorporates PCA principles and curriculum into the GCSC’s Urban Youth Initiative, specifically through its NEOCycle program.

Energizing Cleveland Kids with the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

The partnership between both nonprofit organizations incorporates PCA principles and curriculum into the GCSC’s Urban Youth Initiative, specifically through its NEOCycle program.
06.20.2017

Can’t Miss Events Coming this Summer!

PCA-Cleveland will host two incredible events this summer giving youth and high school coaches and parents unique access to some of the best and brightest minds in professional spo...

Can’t Miss Events Coming this Summer!

PCA-Cleveland will host two incredible events this summer giving youth and high school coaches and parents unique access to some of the best and brightest minds in professional spo...
06.01.2017

Though Rivals, The Cavs And Warriors Have Much In Common

These teams teach common lessons for coaches, parents, leaders and athletes that go beyond the rivalry and can help make better athletes, better people.

Though Rivals, The Cavs And Warriors Have Much In Common

These teams teach common lessons for coaches, parents, leaders and athletes that go beyond the rivalry and can help make better athletes, better people.
05.09.2017

Coaches: Level Up with Your Players

Over my years of coaching and teaching here are some quick tips I’ve learned to help you communicate better with your kids, athletes, or both (for us parent-coaches!)

Coaches: Level Up with Your Players

Over my years of coaching and teaching here are some quick tips I’ve learned to help you communicate better with your kids, athletes, or both (for us parent-coaches!)
05.09.2017

Monthly Motivation: Armies of Steamrollers

America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It's been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again.

Monthly Motivation: Armies of Steamrollers

America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It's been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again.
03.28.2017

LeBron James Goes On Youth Sports Rant

On March 26, 2016, LeBron James went on a twitter rant about youth sports. See LeBron's tweets below.

LeBron James Goes On Youth Sports Rant

On March 26, 2016, LeBron James went on a twitter rant about youth sports. See LeBron's tweets below.
03.23.2017

Making Communities Stronger with Sports

Near West Recreation is partnering with PCA to help support its goal to build a stronger community within Cleveland’s Near West side neighborhoods.

Making Communities Stronger with Sports

Near West Recreation is partnering with PCA to help support its goal to build a stronger community within Cleveland’s Near West side neighborhoods.
03.23.2017

Stallions Baseball Club With Matt Kata On Creating A Culture And Leaving A Legacy

In this video produced by PCA-Cleveland Partner, Stallions Baseball Club, Indians Manager of Youth Baseball Development Matt Kata shares his insights on leaving a legacy.

Stallions Baseball Club With Matt Kata On Creating A Culture And Leaving A Legacy

In this video produced by PCA-Cleveland Partner, Stallions Baseball Club, Indians Manager of Youth Baseball Development Matt Kata shares his insights on leaving a legacy.
03.23.2017

Monthly Motivation: Drawing the Line

So after this long trip down memory lane that sparked a lot of internal reflection and debate, for me, I think the question is this: Where do you draw the line?

Monthly Motivation: Drawing the Line

So after this long trip down memory lane that sparked a lot of internal reflection and debate, for me, I think the question is this: Where do you draw the line?
03.01.2017

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Winners

Announcing the 2017 Double-Goal Coach award winners.

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Winners

Announcing the 2017 Double-Goal Coach award winners.
02.27.2017

Monthly Motivation: Words Matter

Kids will trust your opinion and take your words at face value, so be careful with the words you choose and be intentional about the ways in which you use them.

Monthly Motivation: Words Matter

Kids will trust your opinion and take your words at face value, so be careful with the words you choose and be intentional about the ways in which you use them.
02.27.2017

Scholarship Winners In Cleveland

With our 2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Application period open through May 31, now is a great time to look back and learn more about our 2016 winners.

Scholarship Winners In Cleveland

With our 2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Application period open through May 31, now is a great time to look back and learn more about our 2016 winners.
02.27.2017

Rick Sirl Wins National Coaching Award

Sirl is one of 50 national recipients of the Double-Goal Coach award, named for coaches who strive to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons throu...

Rick Sirl Wins National Coaching Award

Sirl is one of 50 national recipients of the Double-Goal Coach award, named for coaches who strive to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons throu...
02.05.2017

PCA Super Bowl Spot From FOX Sports Supports

PCA received its greatest mass media exposure ever via a public service announcement during Super Bowl LI, thanks to our partnership with FOX Sports Supports.

PCA Super Bowl Spot From FOX Sports Supports

PCA received its greatest mass media exposure ever via a public service announcement during Super Bowl LI, thanks to our partnership with FOX Sports Supports.
02.02.2017

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists

Here is the list of the 150 National Finalists for PCA's 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.

2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists

Here is the list of the 150 National Finalists for PCA's 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.
01.27.2017

Monthly Motivations: Pushing Through Instead of Shutting Down

Great teams aren’t composed of people who are exactly the same. Great teams are successful because they have differences – in strengths and skills.

Monthly Motivations: Pushing Through Instead of Shutting Down

Great teams aren’t composed of people who are exactly the same. Great teams are successful because they have differences – in strengths and skills.
01.26.2017

Our Conversation with the Cavs

Building and sustaining a championship culture was one of several topics discussed by a panel of Cleveland Cavaliers executives at PCA-Cleveland’s Conversation with the Cavs event.

Our Conversation with the Cavs

Building and sustaining a championship culture was one of several topics discussed by a panel of Cleveland Cavaliers executives at PCA-Cleveland’s Conversation with the Cavs event.
01.11.2017

What Makes A Great Teammate?

Every player, regardless of ability can be a great teammate. Here are 12 qualities of a great teammate. Do these qualities describe you or your young player?

What Makes A Great Teammate?

Every player, regardless of ability can be a great teammate. Here are 12 qualities of a great teammate. Do these qualities describe you or your young player?
12.13.2016

Top 10 Sports Topics of the Year to Discuss With Your Kids

As 2016 nears its end, we offer these Top 10 conversation-worthy from throughout the year stories to start discussion among coaches, parents and their youth athletes.

Top 10 Sports Topics of the Year to Discuss With Your Kids

As 2016 nears its end, we offer these Top 10 conversation-worthy from throughout the year stories to start discussion among coaches, parents and their youth athletes.
12.13.2016

PCA-Cleveland Awards Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

Positive Coaching Alliance-Cleveland has announced the winners of its annual Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Awards.

PCA-Cleveland Awards Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

Positive Coaching Alliance-Cleveland has announced the winners of its annual Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Awards.
12.05.2016

Simplexity and Sport: Guidelines For Coaches

Coaching and participating in sport has many dimensions: The task is easy and hard at the same time. It is enjoyable and frustrating, simple, yet complex.

Simplexity and Sport: Guidelines For Coaches

Coaching and participating in sport has many dimensions: The task is easy and hard at the same time. It is enjoyable and frustrating, simple, yet complex.
11.25.2016

Monthly Motivations: The Play From Hell

It’s the last half of the last inning, my team is up by three runs, and I’ve just been given the ball and asked to close out the game. What happens when everything goes awry?

Monthly Motivations: The Play From Hell

It’s the last half of the last inning, my team is up by three runs, and I’ve just been given the ball and asked to close out the game. What happens when everything goes awry?
11.02.2016

MLB | PCA partnership feature by FOX Sports

Commissioner Rob Manfred explains why the MLB works with Positive Coaching Alliance. Roberto Clemente Award Winner Curtis Granderson shares how parents and coaches impacted him.

MLB | PCA partnership feature by FOX Sports

Commissioner Rob Manfred explains why the MLB works with Positive Coaching Alliance. Roberto Clemente Award Winner Curtis Granderson shares how parents and coaches impacted him.
10.21.2016

Monthly Motivations: Enjoy The Moment, Cleveland Fans

Let’s forget about the last 50 years and focus on what the Cavaliers and Indians have accomplished in their own respective seasons this year. Let's focus on the here and now!

Monthly Motivations: Enjoy The Moment, Cleveland Fans

Let’s forget about the last 50 years and focus on what the Cavaliers and Indians have accomplished in their own respective seasons this year. Let's focus on the here and now!
10.17.2016

2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
09.21.2016

Monthly Motivations: Take Your Mistake

Accountability in athletics (and life) is a difficult concept to learn, and more importantly to put into practice.

Monthly Motivations: Take Your Mistake

Accountability in athletics (and life) is a difficult concept to learn, and more importantly to put into practice.
09.21.2016

Message From An Award-Winning Coach

In a message sent to PCA after being honored at our August Breakfast with the Indians event, Hudson Baseball Association coach, Todd Deutsch, offered comments on his honor.

Message From An Award-Winning Coach

In a message sent to PCA after being honored at our August Breakfast with the Indians event, Hudson Baseball Association coach, Todd Deutsch, offered comments on his honor.
09.14.2016

We Only Had One Helmet

Coach Vadini's attitude is one of the best examples in my life that demonstrate what Positive Coaching Alliance calls a Double-Goal Coach.

We Only Had One Helmet

Coach Vadini's attitude is one of the best examples in my life that demonstrate what Positive Coaching Alliance calls a Double-Goal Coach.
08.24.2016

Event Recap: PCA-Cleveland Breakfast with the Indians

Over 100 youth, high school, and college coaches got tips and advice about skill & character development from the Cleveland Indians staff at the 8/16 Breakfast with the Indians.

Event Recap: PCA-Cleveland Breakfast with the Indians

Over 100 youth, high school, and college coaches got tips and advice about skill & character development from the Cleveland Indians staff at the 8/16 Breakfast with the Indians.
08.23.2016

2016 TRIPLE-IMPACT COMPETITOR® SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS

Following are updates of winners for PCA's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area below.

2016 TRIPLE-IMPACT COMPETITOR® SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS

Following are updates of winners for PCA's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area below.
08.10.2016

Local Baseball Coaches Honored with PCA-Cleveland Luminary and Diamond Coach Awards presented by Adcom

These awards are presented to a coach or administrator who transformed a community, team or institution through leadership, unwavering commitment and impactful results.

Local Baseball Coaches Honored with PCA-Cleveland Luminary and Diamond Coach Awards presented by Adcom

These awards are presented to a coach or administrator who transformed a community, team or institution through leadership, unwavering commitment and impactful results.
08.05.2016

It's the Little Things

Cleveland Executive Director and PCA Trainer remarks on how it was always the reminder to do "the little things" that made the biggest difference.

It's the Little Things

Cleveland Executive Director and PCA Trainer remarks on how it was always the reminder to do "the little things" that made the biggest difference.
11.19.2015

Trainer Day

PCA-Cleveland held a Trainer Day, bringing together many of the leaders who facilitate PCA workshops.

Trainer Day

PCA-Cleveland held a Trainer Day, bringing together many of the leaders who facilitate PCA workshops.

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