Sacramento

05.26.2020

Life Is A Team Sport

Life is a team sport, and now more than ever, we need to be good teammates to one another.

Life Is A Team Sport

Life is a team sport, and now more than ever, we need to be good teammates to one another.
05.26.2020

PCA Zoom Video Workshops Available

Schools and youth sports organizations can click below for more information and to sign up for more information about these Zoom workshops.

PCA Zoom Video Workshops Available

Schools and youth sports organizations can click below for more information and to sign up for more information about these Zoom workshops.
05.25.2020

$5 Towards PCA Online Coach + Parent Courses Now Available

Because of your support, we can now provide an additional $5 toward PCA’s highly-interactive Youth Coaching and Parent Online Courses.

$5 Towards PCA Online Coach + Parent Courses Now Available

Because of your support, we can now provide an additional $5 toward PCA’s highly-interactive Youth Coaching and Parent Online Courses.
05.21.2020

10 Tips for First-Time Sports Parents

Rather than concern with scoreboard wins and losses, PCA hopes that you, as a sports parent, keep your eye on the Big Picture – the life lessons in teamwork, resilience, overcoming...

10 Tips for First-Time Sports Parents

Rather than concern with scoreboard wins and losses, PCA hopes that you, as a sports parent, keep your eye on the Big Picture – the life lessons in teamwork, resilience, overcoming...
05.20.2020

Why Michael Jordan Couldn't Dance Alone

PCA breaks down 'The Last Dance' and outlines how key advocates like Phil Jackson, Steve Kerr, and Terry Francona influenced Jordan's career.

Why Michael Jordan Couldn't Dance Alone

PCA breaks down 'The Last Dance' and outlines how key advocates like Phil Jackson, Steve Kerr, and Terry Francona influenced Jordan's career.
05.15.2020

When Youth Sports Return...Will You Be Ready?

As enduring as the COVID-19 pause has been to the lives of young athletes, one thing we know for sure is that sports will be coming back, it’s just a matter of when and how.

When Youth Sports Return...Will You Be Ready?

As enduring as the COVID-19 pause has been to the lives of young athletes, one thing we know for sure is that sports will be coming back, it’s just a matter of when and how.
04.27.2020

Introducing Cat Fry of PCA-Sacramento

Cat and her husband are deeply involved in youth sports, as all three of their children each play multiple sports. She spends a lot of her time volunteering for not only PCA, but a...

Introducing Cat Fry of PCA-Sacramento

Cat and her husband are deeply involved in youth sports, as all three of their children each play multiple sports. She spends a lot of her time volunteering for not only PCA, but a...
04.23.2020

Honoring The Game — Life Is A Team Sport

Because life is a team sport, you as parents are finding yourself stepping into the role of coach and the team you have to manage is your family unit.

Honoring The Game — Life Is A Team Sport

Because life is a team sport, you as parents are finding yourself stepping into the role of coach and the team you have to manage is your family unit.
04.16.2020

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Officials

This highly interactive course is filled with powerful officiating tools, is based on the latest research from sports psychology, and reflects the "best practices" of elite officia...

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Officials

This highly interactive course is filled with powerful officiating tools, is based on the latest research from sports psychology, and reflects the "best practices" of elite officia...
04.16.2020

Supporting Each Other: Filling Emotional Tanks

If our tank is full we can drive anywhere our hearts’ desire and if it is empty we quickly find that we are unable to leave our driveway. As human beings we have our own version of...

Supporting Each Other: Filling Emotional Tanks

If our tank is full we can drive anywhere our hearts’ desire and if it is empty we quickly find that we are unable to leave our driveway. As human beings we have our own version of...
04.16.2020

Introducing Jerod Wurm of PCA-Sacramento

PCA-Sacramento Chapter Board Member Jerod Wurm feels strongly that coaches can have a huge impact on the development of youth as both athletes and as future leaders.

Introducing Jerod Wurm of PCA-Sacramento

PCA-Sacramento Chapter Board Member Jerod Wurm feels strongly that coaches can have a huge impact on the development of youth as both athletes and as future leaders.
04.13.2020

Introducing Matt Scheeline of PCA-Sacramento

Matt Scheeline joined the PCA-Sacramento Chapter Board in March 2018. He sees positive experiences in youth athletics as a way for young people to gain self-confidence, valuable re...

Introducing Matt Scheeline of PCA-Sacramento

Matt Scheeline joined the PCA-Sacramento Chapter Board in March 2018. He sees positive experiences in youth athletics as a way for young people to gain self-confidence, valuable re...
04.13.2020

PCA Featured in Sports Illustrated: Nonprofit Offers Free Resources to Support Youth Sports During COVID-19 Shutdown

I hadn't heard of Positive Coaching Alliance prior to receiving an email from the nonprofit organization yesterday. I'm glad they reached out. While I don't have children, I was a ...

PCA Featured in Sports Illustrated: Nonprofit Offers Free Resources to Support Youth Sports During COVID-19 Shutdown

I hadn't heard of Positive Coaching Alliance prior to receiving an email from the nonprofit organization yesterday. I'm glad they reached out. While I don't have children, I was a ...
04.09.2020

How to Handle Mistakes

For athletes, developing a positive and constructive approach to making mistakes is one of the defining attributes that separate those that excel from those that do not.

How to Handle Mistakes

For athletes, developing a positive and constructive approach to making mistakes is one of the defining attributes that separate those that excel from those that do not.
04.07.2020

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Youth Athletes

This highly interactive course provides specific tips and techniques for mastery and continuous improvement in any sport, seizing opportunities to encourage and support teammates, ...

FREE: Interactive Online Course For Youth Athletes

This highly interactive course provides specific tips and techniques for mastery and continuous improvement in any sport, seizing opportunities to encourage and support teammates, ...
04.03.2020

Coaching At Home

See a list of practical coaching exercises that parents can adapt to ensure positive experiences and positive outcomes for their children while at home.

Coaching At Home

See a list of practical coaching exercises that parents can adapt to ensure positive experiences and positive outcomes for their children while at home.
03.31.2020

2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2020), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.

2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Winners

See updates of winners for PCA's 2019 Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Program (Class of 2020), listed by PCA Chapter or Area.
03.25.2020

Movie Discussion Guide Compilation

In this time of confinement and reflection, we thought you might enjoy a complete list of our Movie Discussion Guides!

Movie Discussion Guide Compilation

In this time of confinement and reflection, we thought you might enjoy a complete list of our Movie Discussion Guides!
03.19.2020

PCA Featured in Sacramento Podcast: How to help your kids deal with the loss of youth sports

Our kids have gone from being scheduled to the minute to having hours with nothing to do. The loss of afternoon sports is huge for kids. Sports burn energy and provide kids with a ...

PCA Featured in Sacramento Podcast: How to help your kids deal with the loss of youth sports

Our kids have gone from being scheduled to the minute to having hours with nothing to do. The loss of afternoon sports is huge for kids. Sports burn energy and provide kids with a ...
01.01.2020

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Applications Now Open!

The 2020 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Opportunity is NOW OPEN! High School Juniors graduating in 2021 are eligible to apply.

Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Applications Now Open!

The 2020 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Opportunity is NOW OPEN! High School Juniors graduating in 2021 are eligible to apply.
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.
07.11.2019

Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

In the past year, PCA impacted over 5 million youth. In this year in review, you can read about PCA's impact on Border Youth Athletic Association, how the LADF supports PCA, and se...

Year in Review: 2019 Momentum Magazine

In the past year, PCA impacted over 5 million youth. In this year in review, you can read about PCA's impact on Border Youth Athletic Association, how the LADF supports PCA, and se...
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.
03.25.2019

Ted Leland helps PCA-Sacramento with $20,000 Grant toward San Joaquin PCA Youth Impact Project

PCA-Sacramento received a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of San Joaquin. With the help of Dr. Ted Leland, National Advisory Board Member, the foundation awarded more f...

Ted Leland helps PCA-Sacramento with $20,000 Grant toward San Joaquin PCA Youth Impact Project

PCA-Sacramento received a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of San Joaquin. With the help of Dr. Ted Leland, National Advisory Board Member, the foundation awarded more f...
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!
07.11.2018

2018 Momentum Magazine

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.

2018 Momentum Magazine

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.
06.27.2018

PCA-Sacramento Receives $10,000 MassMutual Foundation Grant

The MassMutual Foundation made the grant as a tribute to the volunteer efforts of Doug Van Order, a MassMutual agent with Tier One Financial in Sacramento.

PCA-Sacramento Receives $10,000 MassMutual Foundation Grant

The MassMutual Foundation made the grant as a tribute to the volunteer efforts of Doug Van Order, a MassMutual agent with Tier One Financial in Sacramento.
10.31.2017

Ensuring Standards at Folsom Lake Soccer League

In order to ensure players, coaches, and parents are living up to the standards that FLSL has set in place, they have created the Honoring the Game committee.

Ensuring Standards at Folsom Lake Soccer League

In order to ensure players, coaches, and parents are living up to the standards that FLSL has set in place, they have created the Honoring the Game committee.
10.27.2017

Joerger, Jeans, and Jerseys

Kings Coach Dave Joerger was the keynote speaker, sharing engaging stories with the crowd about his life and career at PCA-Sacramento’s Jeans & Jerseys Youth Sports Awards

Joerger, Jeans, and Jerseys

Kings Coach Dave Joerger was the keynote speaker, sharing engaging stories with the crowd about his life and career at PCA-Sacramento’s Jeans & Jerseys Youth Sports Awards
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?
03.29.2017

Olympians Summer Sanders and Heather Moody Make ‘Girls in the Game’ a Success

On March 2, 2017, female student-athletes were treated to an event that was focused on educating and empowering them to be the voices and leaders of the future.

Olympians Summer Sanders and Heather Moody Make ‘Girls in the Game’ a Success

On March 2, 2017, female student-athletes were treated to an event that was focused on educating and empowering them to be the voices and leaders of the future.
03.06.2017

Sacramento's Girls In The Game Media Coverage

On Thursday, March 2, PCA-Sacramento hosted it's first ever 'Girls In The Game' event at Sacramento State University.

Sacramento's Girls In The Game Media Coverage

On Thursday, March 2, PCA-Sacramento hosted it's first ever 'Girls In The Game' event at Sacramento State University.
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.
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.
09.08.2016

Highlights from Jeans & Jerseys Youth Sports Awards

See Highlights from the Jeans & Jerseys Youth Sports Awards including Steve Young, who once again lived up to his Hall of Fame status, wowing the crowd with his keynote speech.

Highlights from Jeans & Jerseys Youth Sports Awards

See Highlights from the Jeans & Jerseys Youth Sports Awards including Steve Young, who once again lived up to his Hall of Fame status, wowing the crowd with his keynote speech.
08.30.2016

Executive Director Zach Streight Featured in Comstock's Magazine

PCA-Sacramento Executive Director Zach Streight on why 'Youth Sports Should be a Kid’s Game.'

Executive Director Zach Streight Featured in Comstock's Magazine

PCA-Sacramento Executive Director Zach Streight on why 'Youth Sports Should be a Kid’s Game.'
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.
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.

Stay connected