Life Is A Team Sport

As communities chart their course for the return to play,
it is critical Coaches have the skills to deal with
the social and emotional needs of our athletes as
they emerge from the trauma of COVID-19. 
PCA has been
teaching these skills for over 20 years.

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As communities chart their course for the return to play,
it is critical Coaches have the skills to deal with
the social and emotional needs of our athletes as
they emerge from the trauma of COVID-19. 
PCA has been
teaching these skills for over 20 years.

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Battling Racism

As a force in education through sports,
we vow not to stop at condemnation,
but to strive to be a force for reconciliation,
through the collaborative actions with coaches
throughout our country.

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As a force in education through sports,
we vow not to stop at condemnation,
but to strive to be a force for reconciliation,
through the collaborative actions with coaches
throughout our country.

Learn More



Susan Crown Exchange

Over the next four years,
PCA is partnering with Chicago-based foundation
Susan Crown Exchange (SCE) to train over
400,000 youth coaches to foster the social
and emotional needs of youth athletes.

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Over the next four years,
PCA is partnering with Chicago-based foundation
Susan Crown Exchange (SCE) to train over
400,000 youth coaches to foster the social
and emotional needs of youth athletes.

Learn More

Think about a coach who influenced your life. In one word who were they to you? Tell us at CoachesAre.org for a chance to be featured in our campaign! #CoachesAre

BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE

PCA offers resources for coaches, parents, athletes, and leaders to make better athletes and better people. As young people return to playing sports after going through the trauma of being away from school, friends and sports due to the Coronavirus, we need to make sure our coaches are equipped with the skills to deal with their social and emotional needs.

Because we believe life is a team sport, PCA, through our evidence-based curriculum, cultivates a positive, character-building environment that actively involves youth's social and emotional growth to ensure they take away the many life lessons that can be learned from sports done right.

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Coaches in our country have a platform and responsibility to teach their athletes that they have innate value and dignity. Thus, we call on all coaches to play an intentional and active role in ending bigotry and hatred. As coaches, we are motivated by the lore of the big win against a seemingly invincible enemy: systemic anti-Black racism...

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LIFE IS A TEAM SPORT