New England

11.12.2019

Silver Medalist And Harvard Men's Basketball Highlight the Celebration of Our 14 Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists

Have you ever held an Olympic medal? Our fourteen Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists did on Sunday, November 10th when they gathered in Harvard’s Hall of History for a special cel...

Silver Medalist And Harvard Men's Basketball Highlight the Celebration of Our 14 Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists

Have you ever held an Olympic medal? Our fourteen Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists did on Sunday, November 10th when they gathered in Harvard’s Hall of History for a special cel...
10.31.2019

PCA Board Member Dave Krauser Makes An Impact

Dave Krauser is a Principal at HarbourVest Partners, an independent, global private markets investment specialist, and a Changemaker at PCA in New England.

PCA Board Member Dave Krauser Makes An Impact

Dave Krauser is a Principal at HarbourVest Partners, an independent, global private markets investment specialist, and a Changemaker at PCA in New England.
09.12.2019

14 Exceptional High School Student-Athletes Named As PCA Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is excited to announce that fourteen high school student-athletes from around New England have been selected as Finalists in its Triple-Impact Comp...

14 Exceptional High School Student-Athletes Named As PCA Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is excited to announce that fourteen high school student-athletes from around New England have been selected as Finalists in its Triple-Impact Comp...
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.
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.
07.29.2019

New England Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

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

New England Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

Each year, PCA’s annual New England edition of Momentum Magazine recaps the past year’s highlights from the PCA Movement both in New England and across the country.
07.25.2019

Kirland & Ellis Partner Matthew Cohn Making a Real Impact for PCA-New England

Thanks to Matt, Kirkland was not only an MVP sponsor of New England’s JEANS + JERSEYS: Positive impact Celebration, but Kirkland also inaugurated HUDDLE UP! a series of huddles fea...

Kirland & Ellis Partner Matthew Cohn Making a Real Impact for PCA-New England

Thanks to Matt, Kirkland was not only an MVP sponsor of New England’s JEANS + JERSEYS: Positive impact Celebration, but Kirkland also inaugurated HUDDLE UP! a series of huddles fea...
07.24.2019

Healthy Athletes: Body + Mind

At Harvard Stadium, PCA Board Member, David Krauser led an engaging conversation with four experts about how developing healthy athletes requires an understanding of young athletes...

Healthy Athletes: Body + Mind

At Harvard Stadium, PCA Board Member, David Krauser led an engaging conversation with four experts about how developing healthy athletes requires an understanding of young athletes...
07.17.2019

Mission Accomplished! 2019 Harvard Stadium Stampede

On Thursday, July 11th more than 200 athletes from age 6 to 60+ stepped up for PCA and conquered Harvard Stadium in support of PCA’s mission. The occasion was PCA’s third annual Ha...

Mission Accomplished! 2019 Harvard Stadium Stampede

On Thursday, July 11th more than 200 athletes from age 6 to 60+ stepped up for PCA and conquered Harvard Stadium in support of PCA’s mission. The occasion was PCA’s third annual Ha...
06.06.2019

Alex Cora: Caring Coach, Champion Coach

This conversation with Red Sox Manager Alex Cora was the first of a series of PCA’s HUDDLE UP! conversations with Boston’s beloved sports leaders presented by the law firm of Kirkl...

Alex Cora: Caring Coach, Champion Coach

This conversation with Red Sox Manager Alex Cora was the first of a series of PCA’s HUDDLE UP! conversations with Boston’s beloved sports leaders presented by the law firm of Kirkl...
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.
05.21.2019

Celebrating Teamwork, Resilience, Effort, Caring, and Relentless Positivity

Dressed in colorful jerseys beneath glittering chandeliers, PCA supporters gathered together to celebrate ten honorees—Kristine Lilly, Devin and Jason McCourty, Tom Beckett and six...

Celebrating Teamwork, Resilience, Effort, Caring, and Relentless Positivity

Dressed in colorful jerseys beneath glittering chandeliers, PCA supporters gathered together to celebrate ten honorees—Kristine Lilly, Devin and Jason McCourty, Tom Beckett and six...
04.16.2019

The Happiest Man in The Locker Room

Jason McCourty described himself as the “happiest man in the locker room” before the 2019 Super Bowl. Coming from the 0-16 Browns to the 2019 Super Bowl with the Patriots, the reas...

The Happiest Man in The Locker Room

Jason McCourty described himself as the “happiest man in the locker room” before the 2019 Super Bowl. Coming from the 0-16 Browns to the 2019 Super Bowl with the Patriots, the reas...
04.16.2019

We Got To Play

Where do you start when you want to tell someone about Kristine Lilly, where she has been in her 24 years on the USWNT and where she is going? Kristine and the rest of the USWNT 19...

We Got To Play

Where do you start when you want to tell someone about Kristine Lilly, where she has been in her 24 years on the USWNT and where she is going? Kristine and the rest of the USWNT 19...
04.10.2019

They Are Listening

It was an overcast New England Saturday in October. It had rained hard on Friday night and the premier baseball diamond, set to host a tournament in two days, was underwater.

They Are Listening

It was an overcast New England Saturday in October. It had rained hard on Friday night and the premier baseball diamond, set to host a tournament in two days, was underwater.
04.10.2019

On Life Lessons and Winning a State Championship

Despite a rough start, the Needham baseball players and coaches paved the way to a triumph beyond the win itself.

On Life Lessons and Winning a State Championship

Despite a rough start, the Needham baseball players and coaches paved the way to a triumph beyond the win itself.
04.04.2019

ATHLETES, COACHES, PARENTS: WHAT’S YOUR WHY?

With spring finally in the air, on Sunday, March 24th more than 60 athletes, coaches, and parents gathered to make themselves, their teams, and the games they love better and to ho...

ATHLETES, COACHES, PARENTS: WHAT’S YOUR WHY?

With spring finally in the air, on Sunday, March 24th more than 60 athletes, coaches, and parents gathered to make themselves, their teams, and the games they love better and to ho...
03.22.2019

March MADness: The Controversial Approach of Tom Izzo

I was shocked Thursday evening to see the scene in the Michigan State-Bradley game between future Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo berating one of his star players during the game.

March MADness: The Controversial Approach of Tom Izzo

I was shocked Thursday evening to see the scene in the Michigan State-Bradley game between future Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo berating one of his star players during the game.
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!
02.11.2019

Three Cheers for Sports Done Right

Angela Cao, Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), and the young athletes reached through PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitor workshop series are all thankful.

Three Cheers for Sports Done Right

Angela Cao, Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), and the young athletes reached through PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitor workshop series are all thankful.
02.11.2019

Done Right, Sports Teach: Positive Coaching Alliance Honors 14 Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners in New England

Each coach was nominated by a player, parent, or fellow coach, supported by multiple testimonials, and impressed the awards committee with their commitment to helping develop Bette...

Done Right, Sports Teach: Positive Coaching Alliance Honors 14 Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners in New England

Each coach was nominated by a player, parent, or fellow coach, supported by multiple testimonials, and impressed the awards committee with their commitment to helping develop Bette...
02.07.2019

PCA-New England Welcomes New Board Member Bruce Richardson, Salesforce

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England welcomes Bruce Richardson, Chief of Enterprise Strategy at Salesforce to its Board.

PCA-New England Welcomes New Board Member Bruce Richardson, Salesforce

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England welcomes Bruce Richardson, Chief of Enterprise Strategy at Salesforce to its Board.
02.01.2019

ALISON FOLEY: Work Hard, Have Fun, and Remain Positive

I think the most important element on our most successful teams has undoubtedly been a result of great team chemistry.

ALISON FOLEY: Work Hard, Have Fun, and Remain Positive

I think the most important element on our most successful teams has undoubtedly been a result of great team chemistry.
02.01.2019

Lead Her Forward

Celebrate the 33rd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by cheering on a girls’ or women’s team, or two, skate at the TD Garden

Lead Her Forward

Celebrate the 33rd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by cheering on a girls’ or women’s team, or two, skate at the TD Garden
01.31.2019

Mark Lund Helps PCA-New England with $100,000 Grant for IMPACT Workshops

Thanks to Mark and CBS EcoMedia, PCA-NE was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Chevy Dealers of New England, to deliver a special series of IMPACT workshops.

Mark Lund Helps PCA-New England with $100,000 Grant for IMPACT Workshops

Thanks to Mark and CBS EcoMedia, PCA-NE was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Chevy Dealers of New England, to deliver a special series of IMPACT workshops.
01.28.2019

Want to Bet on a Super Bowl Winner? Take a Good Look at Team Culture.

There’s an X-factor in this swirl of information that is a major influencer in the outcome of the big game, one that science is only beginning to examine: Team culture.

Want to Bet on a Super Bowl Winner? Take a Good Look at Team Culture.

There’s an X-factor in this swirl of information that is a major influencer in the outcome of the big game, one that science is only beginning to examine: Team culture.
11.19.2018

Above The Court

A dozen basketballs, 11 high school student-athletes, and 22 Harvard Men’s Basketball players hovered in the air above the court at Harvard’s Lavietes Pavilion on Sunday, November ...

Above The Court

A dozen basketballs, 11 high school student-athletes, and 22 Harvard Men’s Basketball players hovered in the air above the court at Harvard’s Lavietes Pavilion on Sunday, November ...
11.16.2018

PCA-New England Welcomes Matt Cohn To Chapter Board

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England welcomes Matthew D. Cohn, a partner in the corporate group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP as one of its newest Chapter Board Members.

PCA-New England Welcomes Matt Cohn To Chapter Board

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England welcomes Matthew D. Cohn, a partner in the corporate group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP as one of its newest Chapter Board Members.
11.07.2018

MAKING AN IMPACT with Olympian Gevvie Stone MD, Chevy, and CBS EcoMedia

With the proud support of your New England Chevy Dealers and CBS EcoMedia, PCA is delivering this workshop series in 17 plus locations around New England to inspire student-athlete...

MAKING AN IMPACT with Olympian Gevvie Stone MD, Chevy, and CBS EcoMedia

With the proud support of your New England Chevy Dealers and CBS EcoMedia, PCA is delivering this workshop series in 17 plus locations around New England to inspire student-athlete...
11.07.2018

Top 10 (+1) 2018 World Series Moments

Ten ways (+1) that the the 2018 World Series Champion Red Sox Represented PCA Principles throughout the 5 games of this year's Fall Classic.

Top 10 (+1) 2018 World Series Moments

Ten ways (+1) that the the 2018 World Series Champion Red Sox Represented PCA Principles throughout the 5 games of this year's Fall Classic.
09.26.2018

Sweet 16: Exceptional Scholarship Finalists in New England

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England is proud to announce that sixteen high school student-athletes from around New England are Finalists in its Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholar...

Sweet 16: Exceptional Scholarship Finalists in New England

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England is proud to announce that sixteen high school student-athletes from around New England are Finalists in its Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholar...
09.26.2018

New England Momentum: 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.

New England Momentum: 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.
08.08.2018

If You Can See It, You Can Be It

On Friday, August 3rd, Ibtihaj Muhammad threw the first pitch, perfectly, in front of the more than 35,000 people gathered for the Red Sox/Yankees game at Fenway Park and gave mean...

If You Can See It, You Can Be It

On Friday, August 3rd, Ibtihaj Muhammad threw the first pitch, perfectly, in front of the more than 35,000 people gathered for the Red Sox/Yankees game at Fenway Park and gave mean...
07.24.2018

Don't Miss the BOOM Squad at Harvard Stadium

You and your squad can catch the high-level action with the MLL’s incredible Boston Cannons and their Coach Sean Quirk.

Don't Miss the BOOM Squad at Harvard Stadium

You and your squad can catch the high-level action with the MLL’s incredible Boston Cannons and their Coach Sean Quirk.
07.19.2018

Jumping for Joy at our 2nd annual Harvard STADIUM STAMPEDE: Olympian, Professional Athlete, and All of Us

It was the perfect summer evening for all of us to chase Olympian Gevvie Stone, professional lacrosse players from the Boston Cannons, and the speedsters from Gentle Giant and Fide...

Jumping for Joy at our 2nd annual Harvard STADIUM STAMPEDE: Olympian, Professional Athlete, and All of Us

It was the perfect summer evening for all of us to chase Olympian Gevvie Stone, professional lacrosse players from the Boston Cannons, and the speedsters from Gentle Giant and Fide...
06.19.2018

PCA Honors Retiring Yale Athletic Director Tom Beckett

The Becketts have brought PCA into their home, into their communities at Yale, in Guilford, and to the Ivy league reaching countless coaches, kids, and their families.

PCA Honors Retiring Yale Athletic Director Tom Beckett

The Becketts have brought PCA into their home, into their communities at Yale, in Guilford, and to the Ivy league reaching countless coaches, kids, and their families.
05.07.2018

7 Olympians + 6 Pro Teams + 6 Scholarships + You = Positive Impact

Seven Olympians and six pro sports team representatives gathered together with youth, high school, and college athletes, coaches, and parents to support PCA.

7 Olympians + 6 Pro Teams + 6 Scholarships + You = Positive Impact

Seven Olympians and six pro sports team representatives gathered together with youth, high school, and college athletes, coaches, and parents to support PCA.
05.06.2018

Introducing Scholarship Winners to be Awarded at JEANS+JERSEYS: Positive Impact Celebration

Meet the six high school seniors who will be awarded the Triple-Impact Competitor® scholarships on Thursday, May 16th at the JEANS + JERSEYS: Positive Impact Celebration at the Int...

Introducing Scholarship Winners to be Awarded at JEANS+JERSEYS: Positive Impact Celebration

Meet the six high school seniors who will be awarded the Triple-Impact Competitor® scholarships on Thursday, May 16th at the JEANS + JERSEYS: Positive Impact Celebration at the Int...
01.26.2018

Pats Or Eagles: With Veterans of Both Teams Working for PCA, Who Wins?

#RespectYourRival Who wins? The answer is obvious, kids who play sports.

Pats Or Eagles: With Veterans of Both Teams Working for PCA, Who Wins?

#RespectYourRival Who wins? The answer is obvious, kids who play sports.
01.23.2018

What Do MLB Players Want From A Coach?

Carlos Delgado, Pat Hentgen, and Paul Quantrill were teammates at the Toronto Blue Jays, and while they didn’t agree on every question thrown at them, they agreed on their favorite...

What Do MLB Players Want From A Coach?

Carlos Delgado, Pat Hentgen, and Paul Quantrill were teammates at the Toronto Blue Jays, and while they didn’t agree on every question thrown at them, they agreed on their favorite...
01.17.2018

FUN Celebrating PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists with Harvard Men’s Basketball

FUN was the order of the day Saturday, January 6 when 8 of PCA’s fifteen Triple-Impact Competitor honorees juggled games and practices, to travel to Harvard for a celebration.

FUN Celebrating PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists with Harvard Men’s Basketball

FUN was the order of the day Saturday, January 6 when 8 of PCA’s fifteen Triple-Impact Competitor honorees juggled games and practices, to travel to Harvard for a celebration.
01.17.2018

Spotlight: 15 Exceptional High School Student-Athletes

PCA-New England is proud to announce that 15 high school student-athletes from around New England are Finalists in its Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Award program.

Spotlight: 15 Exceptional High School Student-Athletes

PCA-New England is proud to announce that 15 high school student-athletes from around New England are Finalists in its Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Award program.
11.22.2017

Modell's Supports PCA-New England

Modell’s Sporting Goods is giving back to Positive Coaching Alliance and its partners in New England

Modell's Supports PCA-New England

Modell’s Sporting Goods is giving back to Positive Coaching Alliance and its partners in New England
11.21.2017

Soaring With Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr

The teams’ coaches Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr, took the unusual step of taking time out of their game day preparations to get together to support Positive Coaching Alliance.

Soaring With Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr

The teams’ coaches Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr, took the unusual step of taking time out of their game day preparations to get together to support Positive Coaching Alliance.
11.21.2017

An 'Omazing' Experience With Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr

A die-hard Celtics fan from Taiwan and now a Boston College student, Paul-Yung (“Moses”) Hsiao saw a post on the Celtics’ Instagram about an opportunity to meet Brad Stevens and St...

An 'Omazing' Experience With Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr

A die-hard Celtics fan from Taiwan and now a Boston College student, Paul-Yung (“Moses”) Hsiao saw a post on the Celtics’ Instagram about an opportunity to meet Brad Stevens and St...
11.20.2017

Recent PCA Workshops For The Celtics, Hopkinton High School, And For Hockey Parents Everywhere

PCA conducts many different types of workshops for partners throughout New England. Here is a quick description of some recent workshops.

Recent PCA Workshops For The Celtics, Hopkinton High School, And For Hockey Parents Everywhere

PCA conducts many different types of workshops for partners throughout New England. Here is a quick description of some recent workshops.
11.20.2017

Game Day Lunch With Dartmouth Football Coach Buddy Teevens

In a room filled with sunlight and a broad view of Fenway Park, on November 10th, Isaiah Kacyvenski welcomed Teevens to PCA’s National Advisory Board at a Gameday Lunch.

Game Day Lunch With Dartmouth Football Coach Buddy Teevens

In a room filled with sunlight and a broad view of Fenway Park, on November 10th, Isaiah Kacyvenski welcomed Teevens to PCA’s National Advisory Board at a Gameday Lunch.
10.27.2017

Dartmouth College Football Coach Joins National Advisory Board

Positive Coaching Alliance today announced the appointment of Eugene Francis (“Buddy”) Teevens III to Positive Coaching Alliance’s National Advisory Board.

Dartmouth College Football Coach Joins National Advisory Board

Positive Coaching Alliance today announced the appointment of Eugene Francis (“Buddy”) Teevens III to Positive Coaching Alliance’s National Advisory Board.
10.24.2017

You + Brad Stevens + Steve Kerr.

Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr will meet a Lucky Fan & Guest before the Celtics take on the Warriors at the Garden on Nov. 16.

You + Brad Stevens + Steve Kerr.

Brad Stevens and Steve Kerr will meet a Lucky Fan & Guest before the Celtics take on the Warriors at the Garden on Nov. 16.
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?
08.31.2017

Know A Coach That Helps Kids Believe In Themselves? Nominate Now

Suzie Hoyt, a 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Winner, helps all kids realize the impact they make on the team. If you know a coach like that, consider nominating them today.

Know A Coach That Helps Kids Believe In Themselves? Nominate Now

Suzie Hoyt, a 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Winner, helps all kids realize the impact they make on the team. If you know a coach like that, consider nominating them today.
08.23.2017

100+ "Sweat for Good" At Harvard Stadium Stampede

In coming together and running, walking, or limping up to the 12 character banners (CHARACTER, GRIT, JOY, etc.), our supporters exemplified the power of sports to build character.

100+ "Sweat for Good" At Harvard Stadium Stampede

In coming together and running, walking, or limping up to the 12 character banners (CHARACTER, GRIT, JOY, etc.), our supporters exemplified the power of sports to build character.
07.09.2017

Step it Up for PCA on August 10th at the STADIUM STAMPEDE

Are you looking for a bonding experience? A good workout? Or an active way to support PCA’s development of Better Athletes, Better People? If so, check out the STADIUM STAMPEDE.

Step it Up for PCA on August 10th at the STADIUM STAMPEDE

Are you looking for a bonding experience? A good workout? Or an active way to support PCA’s development of Better Athletes, Better People? If so, check out the STADIUM STAMPEDE.
06.26.2017

Support PCA at Modell's Sporting Goods

Modell’s Sporting Goods is giving back to Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and its partners in New England.

Support PCA at Modell's Sporting Goods

Modell’s Sporting Goods is giving back to Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and its partners in New England.
06.26.2017

Grants Available For Massachusetts Hockey Members To Host Parent Workshops

Massachusetts Hockey announced at its annual Leadership Conference in May the continued Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance.

Grants Available For Massachusetts Hockey Members To Host Parent Workshops

Massachusetts Hockey announced at its annual Leadership Conference in May the continued Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance.
06.12.2017

Lessons From Julie Foudy At The Yale Bowl

Organized by PCA-New England Board Member Kim Beckett for an audience of more than 110 people, the evening’s message was clear—find the joy in sports and be authentically you.

Lessons From Julie Foudy At The Yale Bowl

Organized by PCA-New England Board Member Kim Beckett for an audience of more than 110 people, the evening’s message was clear—find the joy in sports and be authentically you.
06.02.2017

Elevating The Game At Harvard With Jim Thompson

The theme of the reception was 'Elevate the Game, Elevate Life' and featured Jim Thompson, PCA’s founder and CEO, and Katey Stone, Harvard Hockey Coach.

Elevating The Game At Harvard With Jim Thompson

The theme of the reception was 'Elevate the Game, Elevate Life' and featured Jim Thompson, PCA’s founder and CEO, and Katey Stone, Harvard Hockey Coach.
05.22.2017

Silent Auction Items - Play On: Girls In The Game

View our list of 13 silent auction items at Yale for Play On: Girls in the Game Wednesday, June 7 Presented by PCA, Yale University, and Under Armour featuring Julie Foudy.

Silent Auction Items - Play On: Girls In The Game

View our list of 13 silent auction items at Yale for Play On: Girls in the Game Wednesday, June 7 Presented by PCA, Yale University, and Under Armour featuring Julie Foudy.
05.12.2017

How The Sudbury Ravens Elevate The Community

Alan Mednick founded the Ravens with the goal of raising awareness and funds for suicide prevention, while also creating a supportive culture for his team.

How The Sudbury Ravens Elevate The Community

Alan Mednick founded the Ravens with the goal of raising awareness and funds for suicide prevention, while also creating a supportive culture for his team.
05.11.2017

Football At Fenway Highlighted On VoiceAmerica Radio

John Ingoldsby is the Host of "All Around Sports” on VoiceAmerica Radio. During his latest segment (May 8, 2017) Ingoldsby twice discussed PCA's Football At Fenway event.

Football At Fenway Highlighted On VoiceAmerica Radio

John Ingoldsby is the Host of "All Around Sports” on VoiceAmerica Radio. During his latest segment (May 8, 2017) Ingoldsby twice discussed PCA's Football At Fenway event.
05.01.2017

Respect in "The Greatest Game Of Them All"

Coaches from Brown, Dartmouth, UConn, BC, UMass, and Maine made a powerful lineup at Fenway Park for a panel focused on the future of football and how football builds character.

Respect in "The Greatest Game Of Them All"

Coaches from Brown, Dartmouth, UConn, BC, UMass, and Maine made a powerful lineup at Fenway Park for a panel focused on the future of football and how football builds character.
04.13.2017

Our "Essential Framework For Dealing With Many Challenging Issues in Coaching"

Read this quote from Ralph Russo (Guilford HS), Coach of the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Men's Varsity Ice Hockey Team

Our "Essential Framework For Dealing With Many Challenging Issues in Coaching"

Read this quote from Ralph Russo (Guilford HS), Coach of the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Men's Varsity Ice Hockey Team
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.
02.28.2017

Winner Suzie Hoyt To Be On Stage At National Youth Sports Awards

Hoyt has been named one of four winners for an all-expenses-paid trip to Palo Alto to participate in a panel discussion on-stage April 22 at PCA’s National Youth Sports Awards.

Winner Suzie Hoyt To Be On Stage At National Youth Sports Awards

Hoyt has been named one of four winners for an all-expenses-paid trip to Palo Alto to participate in a panel discussion on-stage April 22 at PCA’s National Youth Sports Awards.
02.21.2017

Top Quality Coaches

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is honoring sixteen New England coaches from more than 2,000 nominated nationwide as part of PCA’s 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Program.

Top Quality Coaches

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is honoring sixteen New England coaches from more than 2,000 nominated nationwide as part of PCA’s 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Program.
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.
02.01.2017

Drive For Five: How The Patriots and PCA Match Up

Think the New England Patriots and Positive Coaching Alliance have nothing in common? Think again.

Drive For Five: How The Patriots and PCA Match Up

Think the New England Patriots and Positive Coaching Alliance have nothing in common? Think again.
01.31.2017

Patriots Value Every Player, Scout Team Included

What's it like to run scout team offense or defense all week, but never get in the game? Tyler Gaffney, Jimmy Garoppolo, and the rest of the Patriots’ practice squad players know

Patriots Value Every Player, Scout Team Included

What's it like to run scout team offense or defense all week, but never get in the game? Tyler Gaffney, Jimmy Garoppolo, and the rest of the Patriots’ practice squad players know
01.31.2017

How Many Patriots Were Multi-Sport Athletes Through College?

Your child’s coach wants him or her to commit to one sport, the sport they coach. But is that the best answer for your child? Maybe, maybe not.

How Many Patriots Were Multi-Sport Athletes Through College?

Your child’s coach wants him or her to commit to one sport, the sport they coach. But is that the best answer for your child? Maybe, maybe not.
01.31.2017

In Bill’s Culture We Trust

The Patriots may prove to be the best team on Sunday, and they have their team culture to thank for it.

In Bill’s Culture We Trust

The Patriots may prove to be the best team on Sunday, and they have their team culture to thank for it.
01.31.2017

Celebrate the Joy of Sports Every Day, and if you are Martellus Bennett, Dance with the Cheerleaders to Celebrate your First Trip to the Super Bowl

Be authentic. Be who you are. Be Martellus Bennett and dance with the Patriots cheerleaders to celebrate your first trip to the Super Bowl, in your hometown of Houston.

Celebrate the Joy of Sports Every Day, and if you are Martellus Bennett, Dance with the Cheerleaders to Celebrate your First Trip to the Super Bowl

Be authentic. Be who you are. Be Martellus Bennett and dance with the Patriots cheerleaders to celebrate your first trip to the Super Bowl, in your hometown of Houston.
01.31.2017

With Purposeful Practice and Avocado Ice Cream, the Patriots’ Tom Brady Sets the Gold Standard for Peak Performance

After 17 years, Tom Brady is still a contender for the title of greatest quarterback of all time. How? Brady has made a complete commitment to the process of improvement.

With Purposeful Practice and Avocado Ice Cream, the Patriots’ Tom Brady Sets the Gold Standard for Peak Performance

After 17 years, Tom Brady is still a contender for the title of greatest quarterback of all time. How? Brady has made a complete commitment to the process of improvement.
01.11.2017

In His Honor

A fabulous sportswriter, a proud father, and a great coach, Earl K. Cox of Louisville, Kentucky died on December 13, 2016.

In His Honor

A fabulous sportswriter, a proud father, and a great coach, Earl K. Cox of Louisville, Kentucky died on December 13, 2016.
01.10.2017

Something Special

The parquet. The lights. The green. Everywhere. 17 middle-school basketball players all wearing their own green emerge from the cage into the TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics.

Something Special

The parquet. The lights. The green. Everywhere. 17 middle-school basketball players all wearing their own green emerge from the cage into the TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics.
01.10.2017

PCA Night With Boston College Men's Hockey

On Friday, January 20th, Boston College Hockey is celebrating its relationship with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) during its men's hockey game against UMass.

PCA Night With Boston College Men's Hockey

On Friday, January 20th, Boston College Hockey is celebrating its relationship with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) during its men's hockey game against UMass.
01.10.2017

Spotlight #4: Meet 5 Of PCA-New England's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

Each month, PCA-NE shines a spotlight on five of the twenty high school scholar athletes who were recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists in a pregame ceremony at Fenway.

Spotlight #4: Meet 5 Of PCA-New England's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

Each month, PCA-NE shines a spotlight on five of the twenty high school scholar athletes who were recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists in a pregame ceremony at Fenway.
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.
11.29.2016

Sheer Effort & Quality Coaching: All-American & The NHL

600+ coaches filled the Warrior Ice Arena on Nov. 19th for the Boston Bruins Coaching Symposium, and were treated to PCA’s upbeat message about the benefits of positive coaching.

Sheer Effort & Quality Coaching: All-American & The NHL

600+ coaches filled the Warrior Ice Arena on Nov. 19th for the Boston Bruins Coaching Symposium, and were treated to PCA’s upbeat message about the benefits of positive coaching.
11.23.2016

Spotlight #3: Meet 5 of PCA-New England's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

Each month, PCA-NE shines a spotlight on five of the twenty high school scholar athletes who were recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists in a pregame ceremony at Fenway.

Spotlight #3: Meet 5 of PCA-New England's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

Each month, PCA-NE shines a spotlight on five of the twenty high school scholar athletes who were recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists in a pregame ceremony at Fenway.
11.18.2016

Play On: Girls in the Game

Think of yourself as an athlete, I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success.

Play On: Girls in the Game

Think of yourself as an athlete, I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success.
10.12.2016

Spotlight #2: Meet 5 of PCA-New England's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

See five PCA-New England high school scholar athletes who have been recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists for the Triple-Impact Competitor scholarship.

Spotlight #2: Meet 5 of PCA-New England's 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

See five PCA-New England high school scholar athletes who have been recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists for the Triple-Impact Competitor scholarship.
10.11.2016

In Praise of Big Papi, Making the Game Better

Ortiz's legacy will not only include his own athletic achievement, but also the way he uplifted teammates and respected opponents.

In Praise of Big Papi, Making the Game Better

Ortiz's legacy will not only include his own athletic achievement, but also the way he uplifted teammates and respected opponents.
10.05.2016

Jerry York’s 1,000+ Wins Proves the Power of Positive

BC Hockey Coach York and his assistants, Greg Brown and Mike Ayers, sat down with PCA Lead Trainer Eric and Eisendrath and shared the secret of their success--positive coaching.

Jerry York’s 1,000+ Wins Proves the Power of Positive

BC Hockey Coach York and his assistants, Greg Brown and Mike Ayers, sat down with PCA Lead Trainer Eric and Eisendrath and shared the secret of their success--positive coaching.
09.23.2016

The Double-Goal Coach® Award: What Sports Culture Needs

The culture of sport will find the appropriate level between win-at-all-cost and 'everyone gets a participation ribbon.' That place is rooted in philosophy and the work of PCA.

The Double-Goal Coach® Award: What Sports Culture Needs

The culture of sport will find the appropriate level between win-at-all-cost and 'everyone gets a participation ribbon.' That place is rooted in philosophy and the work of PCA.
09.19.2016

When Colin Kaepernick Sat Inside My History Classroom (And Taught US A Lesson)

I do not know Mr. Kaepernick, nor am I a fan of his team (a Washington fan, actually). Yet, his display became an ideal tone-setter for my students this year.

When Colin Kaepernick Sat Inside My History Classroom (And Taught US A Lesson)

I do not know Mr. Kaepernick, nor am I a fan of his team (a Washington fan, actually). Yet, his display became an ideal tone-setter for my students this year.
09.13.2016

Spotlight #1: Meet 5 of PCA-New England’s 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

Each month, for the next four months, we will spotlight five of the high school scholar athletes who have been recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists.

Spotlight #1: Meet 5 of PCA-New England’s 2016 Triple-Impact Competitor® Finalists

Each month, for the next four months, we will spotlight five of the high school scholar athletes who have been recognized as Triple-Impact Competitor Finalists.
09.09.2016

Masco Youth Hockey Makes Use of PCA Grant for Parents and Coaches

After their first of two workshops, Masco Youth Hockey coaches reported that they are looking forward to getting Masco coaches and parents on the same page.

Masco Youth Hockey Makes Use of PCA Grant for Parents and Coaches

After their first of two workshops, Masco Youth Hockey coaches reported that they are looking forward to getting Masco coaches and parents on the same page.
09.06.2016

PCA-New England Adds Team Member Chris Fay, Partnership Manager

We are announcing the hiring of Chris Fay as Partnership Manager for the New England Chapter. Here are insights on how Chris will add value to the chapter.

PCA-New England Adds Team Member Chris Fay, Partnership Manager

We are announcing the hiring of Chris Fay as Partnership Manager for the New England Chapter. Here are insights on how Chris will add value to the chapter.
07.23.2016

Jim Thompson Featured in "Beautiful: Teaching Girls Soccer The Boston Breakers Way"

PCA Founder Jim Thompson appears in these clips from Beautiful: Teaching Girls Soccer the Boston Breakers Way.

Jim Thompson Featured in "Beautiful: Teaching Girls Soccer The Boston Breakers Way"

PCA Founder Jim Thompson appears in these clips from Beautiful: Teaching Girls Soccer the Boston Breakers Way.
07.21.2016

The Greater Good

“Losers assemble in little groups and complain about the coaches and the players in other little groups, but winners assemble as a team.” 50 years later, can we assemble as a team?

The Greater Good

“Losers assemble in little groups and complain about the coaches and the players in other little groups, but winners assemble as a team.” 50 years later, can we assemble as a team?
07.11.2016

$1,000 Grants Available for Massachusetts Hockey Members to Host PCA Parent Workshops

PCA-New England’s partnership with Massachusetts Hockey now includes an opportunity for affiliate clubs and organizations to gain a $1,000 grant toward local PCA workshops.

$1,000 Grants Available for Massachusetts Hockey Members to Host PCA Parent Workshops

PCA-New England’s partnership with Massachusetts Hockey now includes an opportunity for affiliate clubs and organizations to gain a $1,000 grant toward local PCA workshops.
07.01.2016

Empathy, Unselfish Leadership, And Making Mom Proud At Coffee With Coaches

Three World Series championship trophies gleamed as PCA supporters listened as Cat Whitehill, Greg Brown, Ted Minnis and Stephen Pagliuca spoke. What did they have to say?

Empathy, Unselfish Leadership, And Making Mom Proud At Coffee With Coaches

Three World Series championship trophies gleamed as PCA supporters listened as Cat Whitehill, Greg Brown, Ted Minnis and Stephen Pagliuca spoke. What did they have to say?
06.16.2016

PCA-New England Announces Scholarship Recipients

Four area high school student athletes were named winners of a Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship.

PCA-New England Announces Scholarship Recipients

Four area high school student athletes were named winners of a Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship.
06.13.2016

Youth Sports Perspective from Dan Shaughnessy

New England sportswriting stalwart Dan Shaughnessy has done it again! His column about high school sports playoffs is spot on with its message to sports parents.

Youth Sports Perspective from Dan Shaughnessy

New England sportswriting stalwart Dan Shaughnessy has done it again! His column about high school sports playoffs is spot on with its message to sports parents.
06.10.2016

PCA's Work With Men Can Stop Rape: Addressing the Brock Turner Case

PCA believes that by assuming the identity of a Triple-Impact Competitor®, college athletes have the opportunity to be leaders in upholding a culture free from gender-based violenc...

PCA's Work With Men Can Stop Rape: Addressing the Brock Turner Case

PCA believes that by assuming the identity of a Triple-Impact Competitor®, college athletes have the opportunity to be leaders in upholding a culture free from gender-based violenc...
05.31.2016

Tom Brady In Net? Belichick On Coaching

Find out here what Belichick believes is the most important aspect of being a coach in his video interview with Lacrosse Magazine's Paul Carcaterra.

Tom Brady In Net? Belichick On Coaching

Find out here what Belichick believes is the most important aspect of being a coach in his video interview with Lacrosse Magazine's Paul Carcaterra.
05.24.2016

Little League Coach Testimonials

Little League coaches this May participated in Double-Goal Coach® workshops -- and the coaches are loving it.

Little League Coach Testimonials

Little League coaches this May participated in Double-Goal Coach® workshops -- and the coaches are loving it.
03.21.2016

Jerry York Tribute

Celebrating the 1,000th win of legendary Boston College Hockey Coach and PCA National Advisory Board Member Jerry York.

Jerry York Tribute

Celebrating the 1,000th win of legendary Boston College Hockey Coach and PCA National Advisory Board Member Jerry York.
03.21.2016

Sweet Caroline: High School Sports Can Raise the Human Spirit

PCA-New England Chapter Executive Director Beth O’Neill Maloney reflects on the highs and lows of fan behavior at recent high school basketball games.

Sweet Caroline: High School Sports Can Raise the Human Spirit

PCA-New England Chapter Executive Director Beth O’Neill Maloney reflects on the highs and lows of fan behavior at recent high school basketball games.
02.26.2016

Ten Top Quality Coaches in New England

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England is thrilled to announce the selection of ten coaches for its Double-Goal Coach® Award.

Ten Top Quality Coaches in New England

Positive Coaching Alliance-New England is thrilled to announce the selection of ten coaches for its Double-Goal Coach® Award.
01.05.2016

Chapter Spotlight: Shamrock Foundation

Inside the Shamrock Foundation's Support for PCA-New England.

Chapter Spotlight: Shamrock Foundation

Inside the Shamrock Foundation's Support for PCA-New England.
11.19.2015

Featured Partner: Marianapolis Prep

Our featured partner is Marianapolis Prep. Check out their PCA-themed T-shirts!

Featured Partner: Marianapolis Prep

Our featured partner is Marianapolis Prep. Check out their PCA-themed T-shirts!

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