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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?
09.09.2017

First Of Many In The Positive Sports Parent Series

Sports parents were treated to a parent workshop by PCA National Director of Training Ruben Nieves, advice from Volleyball Legend Sinjin Smith, and health tips from Dr. Edison of C...

First Of Many In The Positive Sports Parent Series

Sports parents were treated to a parent workshop by PCA National Director of Training Ruben Nieves, advice from Volleyball Legend Sinjin Smith, and health tips from Dr. Edison of C...
08.27.2017

Dodgers RBI Coach Of The Year Awards Ceremony

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and Positive Coaching Alliance-Los Angeles launched the Dodgers RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner cities) Coach of the Year Award this season.

Dodgers RBI Coach Of The Year Awards Ceremony

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and Positive Coaching Alliance-Los Angeles launched the Dodgers RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner cities) Coach of the Year Award this season.
08.16.2017

ABC7 News Feature On Health And Youth Sports

ABC7 Health Specialist Denise Dador interviewed PCA-LA Executive Director Alan Berkes and Children’s Hospital – LA Sports Medicine Physician and PCA-LA Board Member Bianca Edison.

ABC7 News Feature On Health And Youth Sports

ABC7 Health Specialist Denise Dador interviewed PCA-LA Executive Director Alan Berkes and Children’s Hospital – LA Sports Medicine Physician and PCA-LA Board Member Bianca Edison.
08.16.2017

Coaching Healthy Athletes Event Tackles Important Health Issues In Youth Sports

PCA-Los Angeles, partners the LA Galaxy and Children Hospital-Los Angeles, hosted a dynamic panel discussion Saturday about the health and well being of youth athletes.

Coaching Healthy Athletes Event Tackles Important Health Issues In Youth Sports

PCA-Los Angeles, partners the LA Galaxy and Children Hospital-Los Angeles, hosted a dynamic panel discussion Saturday about the health and well being of youth athletes.
08.15.2017

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

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

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists

Following are updates of winners for PCA's 2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program, listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
07.13.2017

My Takeaways From Attending the ESPYs

I was able to attend ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian Awards on Tuesday and the 25th-anniversary edition of the network’s esteemed ESPYs awards show. Here are my key takeaways...

My Takeaways From Attending the ESPYs

I was able to attend ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian Awards on Tuesday and the 25th-anniversary edition of the network’s esteemed ESPYs awards show. Here are my key takeaways...
07.09.2017

Phil Jackson’s Overlooked Impact on Youth Sports

The media frenzy around Phil Jackson’s firing by the Knicks has obscured an important part of his legacy—not his 11 NBA Championship rings, but his impact on youth sports.

Phil Jackson’s Overlooked Impact on Youth Sports

The media frenzy around Phil Jackson’s firing by the Knicks has obscured an important part of his legacy—not his 11 NBA Championship rings, but his impact on youth sports.
07.07.2017

Relentless Positivity Creates Team Chemistry

Team chemistry can be seen in the victory lap the Manhattan Beach 9-10 year old All-Star team took sprinting around the bases after winning the District 36 Championship last night.

Relentless Positivity Creates Team Chemistry

Team chemistry can be seen in the victory lap the Manhattan Beach 9-10 year old All-Star team took sprinting around the bases after winning the District 36 Championship last night.
06.29.2017

Coach Workshops For Dodgers RBI

PCA-LA continues to provide Double-Goal Coach Workshops for Dodger’s RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities) coaches.

Coach Workshops For Dodgers RBI

PCA-LA continues to provide Double-Goal Coach Workshops for Dodger’s RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities) coaches.
06.29.2017

Snoop Youth Football League Commits To Character Development

The Snoop Youth Football League was found by entertainment icon Snoop Dogg in the Fall of 2005 with 1,300 kids playing.

Snoop Youth Football League Commits To Character Development

The Snoop Youth Football League was found by entertainment icon Snoop Dogg in the Fall of 2005 with 1,300 kids playing.
05.25.2017

On-Field Scholarship Ceremony At Dodgers Stadium

For PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Winners the Dodgers not only hosted the event to raise the money but provided a check presentation on-field pre-game on May 25th.

On-Field Scholarship Ceremony At Dodgers Stadium

For PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Winners the Dodgers not only hosted the event to raise the money but provided a check presentation on-field pre-game on May 25th.
03.29.2017

Where Are All The Women Coaches In Youth Sports?

While girls’ participation in sports is growing, the number of women in coaching is steadily declining, such that it’s common now for a girl to never be coached by a woman.

Where Are All The Women Coaches In Youth Sports?

While girls’ participation in sports is growing, the number of women in coaching is steadily declining, such that it’s common now for a girl to never be coached by a woman.
03.24.2017

Bob Johnson Wins National Coaching Award

Bob Johnson, Mission Viejo High School Football Coach, Wins Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.

Bob Johnson Wins National Coaching Award

Bob Johnson, Mission Viejo High School Football Coach, Wins Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap.
03.24.2017

Breeze McDonald Wins National Coaching Award

Breeze McDonald, Youth Basketball Coach for Earl Watson Elite, Wins Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap

Breeze McDonald Wins National Coaching Award

Breeze McDonald, Youth Basketball Coach for Earl Watson Elite, Wins Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap
03.24.2017

Wes Bateman Wins National Coaching Award

Wes Bateman, Reseda High School Softball Coach, Wins Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap

Wes Bateman Wins National Coaching Award

Wes Bateman, Reseda High School Softball Coach, Wins Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap
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.
02.05.2017

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.
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.
11.18.2016

Featured Partner: La Canada High School

Most recently, LCHS hosted a workshop for students in their gymnasium. There were over 600 student-athletes in attendance to listen and participate in a workshop led by Ray Lokar.

Featured Partner: La Canada High School

Most recently, LCHS hosted a workshop for students in their gymnasium. There were over 600 student-athletes in attendance to listen and participate in a workshop led by Ray Lokar.
10.27.2016

PCA Represented at LA84 Foundation’s Youth Sports Summit

Jim Thompson and Advisory Board Member Julie Foudy join the Mayor of Los Angeles and many sports dignitaries to discuss and educate over 350 people about issues in Youth Sports.

PCA Represented at LA84 Foundation’s Youth Sports Summit

Jim Thompson and Advisory Board Member Julie Foudy join the Mayor of Los Angeles and many sports dignitaries to discuss and educate over 350 people about issues in Youth Sports.
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.
10.08.2016

PCA-LA and the Jr. Lakers team up with Laker great Michael Cooper

The PCA Double-Goal Coach® Workshop for 150 of LA’s Best basketball coaches, supported by the LA84 Foundation, got a taste of “show time”.

PCA-LA and the Jr. Lakers team up with Laker great Michael Cooper

The PCA Double-Goal Coach® Workshop for 150 of LA’s Best basketball coaches, supported by the LA84 Foundation, got a taste of “show time”.
09.14.2016

Sports Teach Life Lessons

When you look at sports through the lens of teaching life lessons, you realize the benefits go far beyond the field of play.

Sports Teach Life Lessons

When you look at sports through the lens of teaching life lessons, you realize the benefits go far beyond the field of play.
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

CIF Los Angeles City Section Partners with the LA84 Foundation and Positive Coaching Alliance

The CIF Los Angeles City Section, the LA84 Foundation and PCA-Los Angeles (PCA-LA) are partnering to provide training for Section administrators and coaches for the next two years.

CIF Los Angeles City Section Partners with the LA84 Foundation and Positive Coaching Alliance

The CIF Los Angeles City Section, the LA84 Foundation and PCA-Los Angeles (PCA-LA) are partnering to provide training for Section administrators and coaches for the next two years.
07.12.2016

LA Dodgers Foundation Supports PCA-Los Angeles In Impactful Ways

LA Dodgers Foundation supports PCA-Los Angeles by hosting PCA Workshops for Dodgers RBI, a scholarship check presentation on-field and inaugural Positive Impact Awards!

LA Dodgers Foundation Supports PCA-Los Angeles In Impactful Ways

LA Dodgers Foundation supports PCA-Los Angeles by hosting PCA Workshops for Dodgers RBI, a scholarship check presentation on-field and inaugural Positive Impact Awards!
06.22.2016

PCA-Los Angeles Named “Official Training Partner” Of LA84 Foundation

PCA-Los Angeles named “Official Training Partner” of LA84 Foundation. PCA-Los Angeles conducting 40 Double-Goal Coach® Workshops for LA84 grantees.

PCA-Los Angeles Named “Official Training Partner” Of LA84 Foundation

PCA-Los Angeles named “Official Training Partner” of LA84 Foundation. PCA-Los Angeles conducting 40 Double-Goal Coach® Workshops for LA84 grantees.
06.15.2016

PCA Double-Goal Coach® Workshop Kicks Off Jr. Lakers Pilot Program

Jr. Lakers team up with Boys & Girls Clubs, AC Green and PCA-Los Angeles. “PCA Double-Goal Coach® Workshop kicks off Jr. Lakers pilot program.”

PCA Double-Goal Coach® Workshop Kicks Off Jr. Lakers Pilot Program

Jr. Lakers team up with Boys & Girls Clubs, AC Green and PCA-Los Angeles. “PCA Double-Goal Coach® Workshop kicks off Jr. Lakers pilot program.”
04.26.2016

FOX Sports Supports Launches PSA Campaign For PCA

The 30-second public service announcement is the first of multiple spots FOX Sports will produce and air across its national and regional networks.

FOX Sports Supports Launches PSA Campaign For PCA

The 30-second public service announcement is the first of multiple spots FOX Sports will produce and air across its national and regional networks.
04.25.2016

PCA-Los Angeles and Lakers' "Final High-Five" campaign a huge success!

Palmdale native gets the last high-five of Kobe Bryant’s storied career.

PCA-Los Angeles and Lakers' "Final High-Five" campaign a huge success!

Palmdale native gets the last high-five of Kobe Bryant’s storied career.
03.14.2016

2016 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists & Winners

Announcing the 2016 Double-Goal Coach award finalists and winners.

2016 Double-Goal Coach® Award National Finalists & Winners

Announcing the 2016 Double-Goal Coach award finalists and winners.
03.14.2016

2015 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists & Winners

Announcing our 2015 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships finalists and winners. This is updated regularly throughout fall of 2015 and spring of 2016.

2015 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Finalists & Winners

Announcing our 2015 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships finalists and winners. This is updated regularly throughout fall of 2015 and spring of 2016.
01.04.2016

Bruce Horowitz Wins Award

Board Member Bruce Horowitz wins city of Beverly Hills "Step Up and Make a Difference" award.

Bruce Horowitz Wins Award

Board Member Bruce Horowitz wins city of Beverly Hills "Step Up and Make a Difference" award.
12.16.2015

Featured Partner: BHBL

Our longest standing PCA partner, Beverly Hills Basketball League continues their tradition of educating and engaging their coaches and parents. See what they’ve been up to.

Featured Partner: BHBL

Our longest standing PCA partner, Beverly Hills Basketball League continues their tradition of educating and engaging their coaches and parents. See what they’ve been up to.
11.30.2015

Featured Partner: SBART

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table (SBART) is the epitome of a Community partner by providing character building PCA Workshops for local schools and youth sports organizations.

Featured Partner: SBART

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table (SBART) is the epitome of a Community partner by providing character building PCA Workshops for local schools and youth sports organizations.
10.21.2015

Featured Partner: Wildcats Hockey Club

Wildcats Hockey Club exemplifies the PCA partnership by not only talking the talk, but also walking the walk. Meet them here!

Featured Partner: Wildcats Hockey Club

Wildcats Hockey Club exemplifies the PCA partnership by not only talking the talk, but also walking the walk. Meet them here!
10.08.2015

Featured Partner: FC Man United

Meet featured partner FC Man United, a competitive southern California soccer club on their second year of their PCA Partnership.

Featured Partner: FC Man United

Meet featured partner FC Man United, a competitive southern California soccer club on their second year of their PCA Partnership.
10.01.2015

Board Meeting starts with ESPN’s SportNation

PCA-LA Board Member Marcellus Wiley invited fellow Board Members to view his ESPN show SportsNation before hosting the second LA Board meeting at ESPN Radio.

Board Meeting starts with ESPN’s SportNation

PCA-LA Board Member Marcellus Wiley invited fellow Board Members to view his ESPN show SportsNation before hosting the second LA Board meeting at ESPN Radio.
09.02.2015

What a Weekend!

PCA does back-to-back Workshops for the LA Sparks and LA’s Best.

What a Weekend!

PCA does back-to-back Workshops for the LA Sparks and LA’s Best.
06.24.2015

LA Galaxy's Partner of the Match

Among PCA-Los Angeles’ first activities was kick-off of a partnership with Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy.

LA Galaxy's Partner of the Match

Among PCA-Los Angeles’ first activities was kick-off of a partnership with Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy.

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