Colorado

09.21.2018

The Impact of the "Good Sport Towel" Exchange At Denver Public Schools

The towel identifies a participant in the Prep League who exemplifies great sportsmanship, character or bravery.

The Impact of the "Good Sport Towel" Exchange At Denver Public Schools

The towel identifies a participant in the Prep League who exemplifies great sportsmanship, character or bravery.
09.14.2018

Daniels Fund Continues Support of PCA-Colorado with $200,000 Grant to Expand Impact Statewide

PCA-Colorado, the Colorado Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance, announced today that it has received a $200,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its programming efforts across the s...

Daniels Fund Continues Support of PCA-Colorado with $200,000 Grant to Expand Impact Statewide

PCA-Colorado, the Colorado Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance, announced today that it has received a $200,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its programming efforts across the s...
08.15.2018

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.
08.02.2018

PCA Impact At The Triple Crown World Series

The bases were loaded with sportsmanship at the Triple Crown World Series events in Steamboat Springs as PCA & Triple Crown Sports put a strong and consistent message out to coache...

PCA Impact At The Triple Crown World Series

The bases were loaded with sportsmanship at the Triple Crown World Series events in Steamboat Springs as PCA & Triple Crown Sports put a strong and consistent message out to coache...
07.11.2018

Colorado 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.

Colorado 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.
06.29.2018

Colorado Hockey And Character Development Continues

This time nearly seven years ago PCA Colorado was just getting to know the Colorado Youth Hockey landscape.

Colorado Hockey And Character Development Continues

This time nearly seven years ago PCA Colorado was just getting to know the Colorado Youth Hockey landscape.
05.24.2018

Q&A With Jennifer Torrent: New PCA-Colorado Partnership Manager

Jennifer joined PCA in 2018 and currently works as the Partnership Manager covering the state of Colorado.

Q&A With Jennifer Torrent: New PCA-Colorado Partnership Manager

Jennifer joined PCA in 2018 and currently works as the Partnership Manager covering the state of Colorado.
03.29.2018

CHSAA Welcomes PCA As Official Parent Program Provider

CHSAA has recognized PCA as its official parent behavior program provider, using the very successful Dare to Chill campaign as the centerpiece to their parent education platform.

CHSAA Welcomes PCA As Official Parent Program Provider

CHSAA has recognized PCA as its official parent behavior program provider, using the very successful Dare to Chill campaign as the centerpiece to their parent education platform.
03.29.2018

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Teams Up with Positive Coaching Alliance to Build a Healthy Environment for Young Athletes

For the 2nd year, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is proud to announce they will continue as the official pediatric healthcare partner of Positive Coaching Alliance- Colorado.

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Teams Up with Positive Coaching Alliance to Build a Healthy Environment for Young Athletes

For the 2nd year, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is proud to announce they will continue as the official pediatric healthcare partner of Positive Coaching Alliance- Colorado.
03.21.2018

PCA Founder Jim Thompson CEO On Colorado Radio KGNU

Jim Thompson recently made an appearance on The Real Deal In Sports with Josh Chetwynd to discuss the growing youth sports industrial complex and the dangers it entails.

PCA Founder Jim Thompson CEO On Colorado Radio KGNU

Jim Thompson recently made an appearance on The Real Deal In Sports with Josh Chetwynd to discuss the growing youth sports industrial complex and the dangers it entails.
02.28.2018

Exciting Leadership For Colorado Youth Sports: A Q&A with Paula Hendrickson

We are incredibly excited that Paula Hendrickson has taken on this important position within our Colorado Board.

Exciting Leadership For Colorado Youth Sports: A Q&A with Paula Hendrickson

We are incredibly excited that Paula Hendrickson has taken on this important position within our Colorado Board.
02.28.2018

Dr. Brooke Pengel (MD): Dynamic vs. Static Stretching

Which one is more beneficial for athletes prior to exercise? Brooke Pengel, MD, compares the two types and sheds light on recent research related to this topic.

Dr. Brooke Pengel (MD): Dynamic vs. Static Stretching

Which one is more beneficial for athletes prior to exercise? Brooke Pengel, MD, compares the two types and sheds light on recent research related to this topic.
01.29.2018

‘We want them to feel empowered’: Summit Offers Athletes Lessons on Leadership

For Lesher Middle School basketball player Cate Schelly, winning is about more than scoring points.

‘We want them to feel empowered’: Summit Offers Athletes Lessons on Leadership

For Lesher Middle School basketball player Cate Schelly, winning is about more than scoring points.
01.29.2018

A Podcast With Amy Manson, PCA Trainer And Superstar Ninja Mom

Amy Manson tells us her story of how she continues to find and grow her passion for running, raising her kids to be ninjas–on and off the course–and keeping up her own athleticism.

A Podcast With Amy Manson, PCA Trainer And Superstar Ninja Mom

Amy Manson tells us her story of how she continues to find and grow her passion for running, raising her kids to be ninjas–on and off the course–and keeping up her own athleticism.
01.23.2018

Facebook Live Interview with Andrew Pytiak, MD

Young baseball pitchers are throwing too many pitches without enough rest between games. This includes players from Little League all the way through high school.

Facebook Live Interview with Andrew Pytiak, MD

Young baseball pitchers are throwing too many pitches without enough rest between games. This includes players from Little League all the way through high school.
12.04.2017

The Triple-Impact Competitor® Sports Awards

Hearing the stories from our Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Winners, from CEO Jim Thompson & from Padraig Smith, everyone in the room understood the true meaning of sports.

The Triple-Impact Competitor® Sports Awards

Hearing the stories from our Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Winners, from CEO Jim Thompson & from Padraig Smith, everyone in the room understood the true meaning of sports.
12.04.2017

PCA Receives Support from Wolfpack Ninja Tour

With Ninja-like nimbleness, PCA took its next steps in partnership with Wolfpack Ninja Tour, November 3-5 at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, CO.

PCA Receives Support from Wolfpack Ninja Tour

With Ninja-like nimbleness, PCA took its next steps in partnership with Wolfpack Ninja Tour, November 3-5 at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, CO.
10.24.2017

2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

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

2017 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

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

Have The Conversation

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

Have The Conversation

We encourage you to think about how the present situation can be used as a teachable moment. In your specific role, why and how might you talk to youth about what they're seeing?
09.20.2017

Daring To Chill Throughout Colorado

Parents want their children to do well– turns out the best way for that to happen is counterintuitive. See a list of events where we help sports parents re-think their approach!

Daring To Chill Throughout Colorado

Parents want their children to do well– turns out the best way for that to happen is counterintuitive. See a list of events where we help sports parents re-think their approach!
09.01.2017

When You Call Your Club A "Life Skills Club" You Deserve Recognition

The main life skills we teach are respect for authority, working with others, facing adversity and being coachable…being able to give and receive feedback, Jones said.

When You Call Your Club A "Life Skills Club" You Deserve Recognition

The main life skills we teach are respect for authority, working with others, facing adversity and being coachable…being able to give and receive feedback, Jones said.
07.22.2017

The Perfect Arena For Character Education

There are so many high quality facilities for youth and high school sports throughout Colorado, said PCA-Colorado Chapter Executive Director Tom Puzio.

The Perfect Arena For Character Education

There are so many high quality facilities for youth and high school sports throughout Colorado, said PCA-Colorado Chapter Executive Director Tom Puzio.
06.26.2017

The Heart Of The Child Is The Point

A youth coach will find the joy of coaching when he/she asks the question; what’s the point? And finds the answer to be, the heart of the child.

The Heart Of The Child Is The Point

A youth coach will find the joy of coaching when he/she asks the question; what’s the point? And finds the answer to be, the heart of the child.
04.19.2017

Wolfpack Ninja Tour And The Journey Of Self-Improvement

The partnership between PCA-Colorado and Wolfpack Ninja Tour is all about helping kids learn to love the journey of self-improvement.

Wolfpack Ninja Tour And The Journey Of Self-Improvement

The partnership between PCA-Colorado and Wolfpack Ninja Tour is all about helping kids learn to love the journey of self-improvement.
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 Frankie Jones To Be On Stage At National Youth Sports Awards

Jones 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 Frankie Jones To Be On Stage At National Youth Sports Awards

Jones 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.
02.05.2017

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.
09.29.2016

The Secret to Sports Parenting Success

Some 70% of U.S. children quit sports by age 13, often due to parental pressure. Once kids quit, they miss out on important life lessons and health benefits that sports offer.

The Secret to Sports Parenting Success

Some 70% of U.S. children quit sports by age 13, often due to parental pressure. Once kids quit, they miss out on important life lessons and health benefits that sports offer.
09.23.2016

Double-Goal Coach® Award A Highlight In Coaching Career

To be one of the recipients along with so many outstanding coaches across America is definitely a highlight of my coaching career.

Double-Goal Coach® Award A Highlight In Coaching Career

To be one of the recipients along with so many outstanding coaches across America is definitely a highlight of my coaching career.
09.20.2016

PCA Partners Help Make #LEGACYSTRONG

At Thursday night's Leadership Summit hosted by PCA Partner Dakota Ridge High School, students displayed compassion for another PCA partner, Legacy HS, after a tragic bus accident.

PCA Partners Help Make #LEGACYSTRONG

At Thursday night's Leadership Summit hosted by PCA Partner Dakota Ridge High School, students displayed compassion for another PCA partner, Legacy HS, after a tragic bus accident.
09.15.2016

The Colorado Amateur Hockey Association and PCA-Colorado Team Up To Help Parents & Coaches Enhance Youth Hockey; $500 Grants Available

As part of a targeted effort to provide the most positive environment possible for Colorado hockey, CAHA has partnered with Positive Coaching Alliance.

The Colorado Amateur Hockey Association and PCA-Colorado Team Up To Help Parents & Coaches Enhance Youth Hockey; $500 Grants Available

As part of a targeted effort to provide the most positive environment possible for Colorado hockey, CAHA has partnered with Positive Coaching Alliance.
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.
08.01.2016

RMHC Partners with PCA-Colorado to Bring Awareness and Attention to Youth Sports

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) announced today a partnership with PCA-Colorado to bring awareness and attention to developing "Better Athletes, Better People."

RMHC Partners with PCA-Colorado to Bring Awareness and Attention to Youth Sports

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) announced today a partnership with PCA-Colorado to bring awareness and attention to developing "Better Athletes, Better People."
03.17.2016

National Award to Thomas Deaguero

Adams City High School Wrestling Coach Thomas Deaguero has won Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award presented by TeamSnap for his positive impact on youth athletes...

National Award to Thomas Deaguero

Adams City High School Wrestling Coach Thomas Deaguero has won Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach® Award presented by TeamSnap for his positive impact on youth athletes...
03.17.2016

Andy Lowry Wins Double-Goal Coach® Award

Andy Lowry, who coaches football for Columbine High School, has won Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach®Award presented by TeamSnap for his positive impact on youth athl...

Andy Lowry Wins Double-Goal Coach® Award

Andy Lowry, who coaches football for Columbine High School, has won Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach®Award presented by TeamSnap for his positive impact on youth athl...
01.13.2016

Awards Banquet Recap

Highlights from PCA-Colorado's Third Annual Youth Sports Impact Awards Banquet

Awards Banquet Recap

Highlights from PCA-Colorado's Third Annual Youth Sports Impact Awards Banquet

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