Minnesota

07.10.2017

What Is Neuropsychology And What Is Its Role With Athletes?

Neuropsychology is a specialty of psychology that is concerned with how the brain and the rest of the nervous system influence a person's cognition, emotions and behaviors.

What Is Neuropsychology And What Is Its Role With Athletes?

Neuropsychology is a specialty of psychology that is concerned with how the brain and the rest of the nervous system influence a person's cognition, emotions and behaviors.
07.10.2017

How Trainers' Institute Helped Tex Ostvig Elevate His Game

Tex Ostvig explains how participating in our organization’s national Trainers' Institute will help him hone his message for your school or youth sports organization.

How Trainers' Institute Helped Tex Ostvig Elevate His Game

Tex Ostvig explains how participating in our organization’s national Trainers' Institute will help him hone his message for your school or youth sports organization.
06.07.2017

Tapping Into Carrie Tollefson’s Summer And Competitive Wisdom

We have a group of talented and inspiring individuals, and we’re thrilled to introduce you to our latest addition, Carrie Tollefson, Elite Middle Distance Runner, and Olympian.

Tapping Into Carrie Tollefson’s Summer And Competitive Wisdom

We have a group of talented and inspiring individuals, and we’re thrilled to introduce you to our latest addition, Carrie Tollefson, Elite Middle Distance Runner, and Olympian.
05.29.2017

Trainer Brian Swan on FOX 9 KMSP-TV

PCA Trainer Brian Swan hit the high notes on key PCA messages during this interview on Morning Buzz.

Trainer Brian Swan on FOX 9 KMSP-TV

PCA Trainer Brian Swan hit the high notes on key PCA messages during this interview on Morning Buzz.
05.11.2017

Our 4th Annual Breakfast With The Champions

The Fourth Annual Breakfast with the Champions was held Tuesday, May 9th at Target Field. The event featured Chad Greenway as the guest speaker for the event.

Our 4th Annual Breakfast With The Champions

The Fourth Annual Breakfast with the Champions was held Tuesday, May 9th at Target Field. The event featured Chad Greenway as the guest speaker for the event.
05.11.2017

Catching Up With 2015 Scholarship Winner Carly Waggoner

PCA-Minnesota caught up with past Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winner Carly Waggoner to find out what this amazing student athlete has been up to since graduating HS.

Catching Up With 2015 Scholarship Winner Carly Waggoner

PCA-Minnesota caught up with past Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winner Carly Waggoner to find out what this amazing student athlete has been up to since graduating HS.
04.05.2017

How PCA Works For Dassel-Cokato Schools

“PCA does a tremendous job of tying together the value of competition, along with character development.” - Athletic Director Perry Thinesen

How PCA Works For Dassel-Cokato Schools

“PCA does a tremendous job of tying together the value of competition, along with character development.” - Athletic Director Perry Thinesen
04.05.2017

Minnesota Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners

All are shining example of coaches who strive to win while pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports.

Minnesota Double-Goal Coach® Award Winners

All are shining example of coaches who strive to win while pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports.
03.06.2017

We Are Moving Offices!

Positive Coaching Alliance-Minnesota will be packing up our St. Paul office and moving to a new location!

We Are Moving Offices!

Positive Coaching Alliance-Minnesota will be packing up our St. Paul office and moving to a new location!
03.06.2017

Why We Do This: Transformational Coaching

As coaches we are privileged to spend time with our players throughout the season. In some cases, for several seasons.

Why We Do This: Transformational Coaching

As coaches we are privileged to spend time with our players throughout the season. In some cases, for several seasons.
03.06.2017

Advanced Training For PCA-Minnesota Trainers

PCA is always looking for ways to expand the curriculum, taking into consideration current events, challenges that exist within sports cultures, and feedback from various chapters.

Advanced Training For PCA-Minnesota Trainers

PCA is always looking for ways to expand the curriculum, taking into consideration current events, challenges that exist within sports cultures, and feedback from various chapters.
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.
02.07.2017

KICKING OFF Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Applications

One of our favorite things at PCA-Minnesota is honoring the outstanding local youth athletes that are making positive contributions to their sports and communities.

KICKING OFF Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Applications

One of our favorite things at PCA-Minnesota is honoring the outstanding local youth athletes that are making positive contributions to their sports and communities.
02.07.2017

Workshops In Coon Rapids Demonstrate Positive Results

The positive feedback after their first workshops spoke volumes and Coach Ogorek has implemented strategies with his team.

Workshops In Coon Rapids Demonstrate Positive Results

The positive feedback after their first workshops spoke volumes and Coach Ogorek has implemented strategies with his team.
02.07.2017

National Girls And Women in Sports Day

Two PCA-Minnesota supporters were honored at National Girls & Women Sports Day’s Minnesota Celebration on February 1st, 2017.

National Girls And Women in Sports Day

Two PCA-Minnesota supporters were honored at National Girls & Women Sports Day’s Minnesota Celebration on February 1st, 2017.
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.
01.17.2017

PCA Workshop POWER in Minnesota

PCA-Minnesota’s mission to provide support and education to coaches, parents, and athletes is offered through a mix of live workshops and online courses and resources.

PCA Workshop POWER in Minnesota

PCA-Minnesota’s mission to provide support and education to coaches, parents, and athletes is offered through a mix of live workshops and online courses and resources.
01.17.2017

Advisory Board Kicks Off in 2017

This year brings a newly established Advisory Board consisting of past Board members, high profile & well-respected Minnesota sports icons and professionals to support our chapter.

Advisory Board Kicks Off in 2017

This year brings a newly established Advisory Board consisting of past Board members, high profile & well-respected Minnesota sports icons and professionals to support our chapter.
01.17.2017

Fargo Angels Hockey Demonstrates PCA Mission

This message was recently sent to the Positive Coaching Alliance-Minnesota office and speaks volumes. Enjoy!

Fargo Angels Hockey Demonstrates PCA Mission

This message was recently sent to the Positive Coaching Alliance-Minnesota office and speaks volumes. Enjoy!
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.
12.02.2016

Good News, Bad News

Consider the year’s best and worst news from the world of sports through a PCA lens and let us know your views by commenting in the “start the discussion” field.

Good News, Bad News

Consider the year’s best and worst news from the world of sports through a PCA lens and let us know your views by commenting in the “start the discussion” field.
11.25.2016

Impact Awards Celebration @ US Bank Stadium

Our event at U.S. Bank Stadium on Nov. 14 was a huge success, drawing more than 200 guests, who helped raise nearly $50,000 for PCA-Minnesota.

Impact Awards Celebration @ US Bank Stadium

Our event at U.S. Bank Stadium on Nov. 14 was a huge success, drawing more than 200 guests, who helped raise nearly $50,000 for PCA-Minnesota.
11.17.2016

Positive Coaching Alliance and Player’s Health Partner to Protect Youth Athletes

We are partnering with Player’s Health, a mobile platform that enables real-time communication between coaches, parents and healthcare providers to identify health of athletes.

Positive Coaching Alliance and Player’s Health Partner to Protect Youth Athletes

We are partnering with Player’s Health, a mobile platform that enables real-time communication between coaches, parents and healthcare providers to identify health of athletes.
10.18.2016

How Much Is Too Much? Working Through Injuries

Although painful and frustrating, my injury taught me to slow down before I get injured, not after.

How Much Is Too Much? Working Through Injuries

Although painful and frustrating, my injury taught me to slow down before I get injured, not after.
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.
09.19.2016

Meet Amy Sinclair, PCA-Minnesota's New Executive Director

PCA-Minnesota is excited (and lucky!) to introduce Amy Sinclair as its new Executive Director. Effective September 22, Sinclair will take over Deborah Edwards’ position.

Meet Amy Sinclair, PCA-Minnesota's New Executive Director

PCA-Minnesota is excited (and lucky!) to introduce Amy Sinclair as its new Executive Director. Effective September 22, Sinclair will take over Deborah Edwards’ position.
09.19.2016

The Road to Target Field

The Wiffle Ball Classic’s road to Target Field was a journey through heat, sun, sweat, grit and grime; it was laden with confidence, fear, glory and defeat.

The Road to Target Field

The Wiffle Ball Classic’s road to Target Field was a journey through heat, sun, sweat, grit and grime; it was laden with confidence, fear, glory and defeat.
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.
08.16.2016

PCA Trainer Joel Maturi Featured On FOX Sports North

Watch Joel Maturi, PCA Trainer and former AD for the University of Minnesota, discuss how Positive Coaching Alliance makes Better Athletes, Better People on FOX Sports North.

PCA Trainer Joel Maturi Featured On FOX Sports North

Watch Joel Maturi, PCA Trainer and former AD for the University of Minnesota, discuss how Positive Coaching Alliance makes Better Athletes, Better People on FOX Sports North.
08.10.2016

Deborah Edwards Promoted to Director of Field Operations

Deborah Edwards has been the Chapter Executive Director of PCA-Minnesota since 2013. Welcome Deborah to her new role as Director of Field Operations!

Deborah Edwards Promoted to Director of Field Operations

Deborah Edwards has been the Chapter Executive Director of PCA-Minnesota since 2013. Welcome Deborah to her new role as Director of Field Operations!
07.20.2016

Full House At Breakfast Of Champions

The Breakfast with the Champions was a huge success, drawing 240 attendees and raising $50,000 to put toward a growing workshop schedule and Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarships.

Full House At Breakfast Of Champions

The Breakfast with the Champions was a huge success, drawing 240 attendees and raising $50,000 to put toward a growing workshop schedule and Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarships.
06.15.2016

Leadership In Action

The latest column by Hal Tearse - PCA-Minnesota Advisory Board Member, long-time PCA supporter, Let's Play Hockey writer and Hockey Minnesota Coach-in-Chief.

Leadership In Action

The latest column by Hal Tearse - PCA-Minnesota Advisory Board Member, long-time PCA supporter, Let's Play Hockey writer and Hockey Minnesota Coach-in-Chief.
05.20.2016

"Minnesota Gold" Event Highlights

In the run-up to Rio, local Olympians starred at our 2nd Annual Youth Sports Summit, titled “Minnesota Gold.” Here are event highlights and insights.

"Minnesota Gold" Event Highlights

In the run-up to Rio, local Olympians starred at our 2nd Annual Youth Sports Summit, titled “Minnesota Gold.” Here are event highlights and insights.
05.19.2016

Welcome New Executive Board Member Kelcey Carlson

It was Carlson’s running buddy who suggested she get involved with Positive Coaching Alliance. “I really believe in mentoring young people, but doing it in a motivating way."

Welcome New Executive Board Member Kelcey Carlson

It was Carlson’s running buddy who suggested she get involved with Positive Coaching Alliance. “I really believe in mentoring young people, but doing it in a motivating way."
05.18.2016

Welcome New Executive Board Member Corey Koskie

Former Twins Player, PCA National Advisory Board Member and PCA-Minnesota Chapter Board Member Corey Koskie has a lot of passion, a lot of ideas, and a lot of drive

Welcome New Executive Board Member Corey Koskie

Former Twins Player, PCA National Advisory Board Member and PCA-Minnesota Chapter Board Member Corey Koskie has a lot of passion, a lot of ideas, and a lot of drive
05.13.2016

Thanks For The PCA Parent Workshop

PCA takes great pride in the spontaneous, unsolicited feedback we receive from workshop participants, like this one from a parent who attended a workshop in Minnesota.

Thanks For The PCA Parent Workshop

PCA takes great pride in the spontaneous, unsolicited feedback we receive from workshop participants, like this one from a parent who attended a workshop in Minnesota.
05.10.2016

PCA-Minnesota on FOX 9 Community Connection

PCA-Minnesota plays a prominent role in this airing of FOX 9 Community Connection.

PCA-Minnesota on FOX 9 Community Connection

PCA-Minnesota plays a prominent role in this airing of FOX 9 Community Connection.
04.22.2016

Feeding the Beast

Hal Tearse shares his latest “Between the Lines” column on the cost in dollars and “sense” for parents who pay for their children’s off-season sports training.

Feeding the Beast

Hal Tearse shares his latest “Between the Lines” column on the cost in dollars and “sense” for parents who pay for their children’s off-season sports training.
04.21.2016

Randy Geister – PCA’s Proud Partner in Prior Lake

Gather your friends, family, and business partners for this informative and inspiring event, slated for June 14.

Randy Geister – PCA’s Proud Partner in Prior Lake

Gather your friends, family, and business partners for this informative and inspiring event, slated for June 14.
03.17.2016

TV Spot for Our Chapter

This commercial currently runs on School Sports Media's streaming coverage of the Minnesota State High School Girls' Basketball Tournament and will soon be seen throughout our area...

TV Spot for Our Chapter

This commercial currently runs on School Sports Media's streaming coverage of the Minnesota State High School Girls' Basketball Tournament and will soon be seen throughout our area...
03.16.2016

Of Three We Sing: Coaching Award Winners

Meet the winners of Double-Goal Coach® Awards from PCA-Minnesota, including one who became one of the 50 national winners of PCA's Double-Goal Coach Award Presented by TeamSnap.

Of Three We Sing: Coaching Award Winners

Meet the winners of Double-Goal Coach® Awards from PCA-Minnesota, including one who became one of the 50 national winners of PCA's Double-Goal Coach Award Presented by TeamSnap.
03.15.2016

Hal Tearse Between the Lines: Changing Seasons

The latest column by Hal Tearse explores the topic of early sport specialization and year-round play.

Hal Tearse Between the Lines: Changing Seasons

The latest column by Hal Tearse explores the topic of early sport specialization and year-round play.
02.21.2016

Impact Luncheon Highlights: Scott Wine, Scholarship Winners and Hank Goff

Highlights from our annual Impact Luncheon event.

Impact Luncheon Highlights: Scott Wine, Scholarship Winners and Hank Goff

Highlights from our annual Impact Luncheon event.
02.18.2016

PCA Joins Wild's 3M Excellence in Coaching Award

Each year, the Minnesota Wild in partnership with 3M recognizes outstanding hockey coaches with its 3M Excellence in Coaching Award

PCA Joins Wild's 3M Excellence in Coaching Award

Each year, the Minnesota Wild in partnership with 3M recognizes outstanding hockey coaches with its 3M Excellence in Coaching Award

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