Are parents ruining kids sports?

If you are a parent, coach or educator in the realm of youth sports, we highly recommend this article from the Washington Post written by Michael S. Rosenwald. Pressure, fear of failure and lack of fun are, in study after study, being linked to the decline in youth sports participation. Apparently not every youngster wants to be on an elite travel team and win national championships at age seven.

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