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One Weekend Off

One Weekend Off

I had posted a challenge for travel/club coaches. ┬áI’ve invited coaches to let me know if their team gives their players one weekend off per month. ┬áSo far I’ve heard from two teams. ┬áAnother I’m waiting for some details. ┬áSo…

How Has Elite Club and Travel Sports Affected the Family?

How Has Elite Club and Travel Sports Affected the Family?

A few weeks ago, my friend Rich Trujillo asked me what has travel ball done to the family? ┬áRich just retired this last year as the head softball coach at La Mirada High School, where he had been at the…

The Path to an Athletic Scholarship: Do we need travel and club sports?

Travel softball, travel baseball, club volleyball and basketball, aquatic sports and others:┬á how important are these programs for student athletes who want to play in college?┬á If you have had any serious conversation with youth sports or high school parents,…

The Cost of Travel Ball and Early Specialization

This last week, all of our high school coaches received a message from CIF- Southern Section Commissioner of Athletics, Rob Wigod. This message is also posted on the CIF-SS web site. ┬áRob talks about the effect that elite travel ball/club…