New England

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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