YOUTH experience improved life skills and character development.
COACHES become more positive and increase their focus on using sports to teach life lessons.
YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS AND SCHOOLS see their cultures become more positive and everyone involved has more fun.
Athletes who participate in PCA programming exhibit increased teamwork, resilience and ability to bounce back from mistakes.
In a game I was really messing up because I missed a whole week of school, and I just remembered "Mistakes are OKAY" and I did better after that.
Coaches who participate in PCA training feel more prepared in specific ways to use tools and techniques with their players to improve their resilience, their sportsmanship, and their character on and off the field. The PCA training sticks with coaches, and they report putting it into practice.
PCA changed my perspective on winning, allowing me to redefine the concept in such a way that it is no longer just about the numbers on the scoreboard.
Organizational leaders report that partnering with PCA enhances the culture of their organizations.