John Engh & Kate Dilworth
presented by:
Welcome!!!!
Today’s Agenda
• NAYS – Who we are…
• Youth Sports in 2013
• Current Challenges
• Youth Sports Tools
• Wrap-up / Q & A
National Alliance for Youth Sports
NAYS History
– 501-c-3 nonprofit
– Diverse youth sports organization
– 3 million coache...
Youth Sports has
changed!
Age of Participants
For the Parents
or the Children?
Travel/Select/Elite
Specialization
• FUN!!!
• self-confidence
• self-esteem
• skill building
• social skills
• sportsmanship
• fitness
• respect
• discipline...
The Sport Parent Paradox
• Parents enroll their children in sport because
they believe that sport participation has
tangib...
It’s a PROCESS:
1. Screening
2. Training
3. Evaluation
4. Accountability
What are we doing to manage and
oversee our volun...
Four components of providing quality youth sports
programs:
1. Screening – Guidelines & Management
2. Training – Live and ...
NYSCA Program:
1. Training
2. Membership
3. Management
Coach
Administrator
NYSCA Program
NYSCA TRAINING
– Online & Live Clinics
• $20 Annual Membership
– Part 1: Coaching Youth Sports
– Part 2: One...
Login to NYSCA online clinic:
www.nays.org/nyscaonline
Part 1: Coaching Youth Sports
Part 2: Sport Specific Training
12 sports
 Baseball
 Softball
 Basketball
 Football
 Flag Football
 Boys Lacrosse
 ...
NYSCA Membership
• What’s Included in MEMBERSHIP?
– Benefits
• Training course
• Membership card
• $1,000,000 in excess li...
Login to NYSCA member home at:
www.nays.org
nick@gmail.com
***********
NYSCA member area:
NYSCA member area:
Additional FREE Trainings
Advanced Training Option
Chapter Management
Coach oversight & MANAGEMENT
– View Member Status
– Coach accountability procedures
– Order materials
–...
Cln-5655-67899
***********
Login to NYSCA Chapter Management at:
www.nays.org
Chapter Management area:
Rate Your Coach Results
Coach Accountability
National Guidelines:
Created with input from
youth sports professionals
Revocation :
Coaches not livi...
Our Vision for Every
Community
Certified Youth Sports Administrator
Trained League Administrators
and/or Professional Staf...
Volunteer Administrators
NYSAA Overview:
• Volunteer Coach Management
• Participants/Kids
• Officials
• Dealing with Paren...
Every NYSAA member gets a personalized website with tons
of tools and resources…
Another Example of being
PROACTIVE :
Defined Parent Orientations
• Types
–Formal programs
–Written materials
–Conducted by...
Parents Association for
Youth Sports (PAYS)
• Information covered:
– Parents’ role and responsibilities
– Youth sports goa...
www.nays.org
John Engh
jengh@nays.org
Kate Dilworth
kdilworth@nays.org
NAYS New York Meeting
NAYS New York Meeting
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NAYS New York Meeting

  1. 1. John Engh & Kate Dilworth presented by: Welcome!!!!
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda • NAYS – Who we are… • Youth Sports in 2013 • Current Challenges • Youth Sports Tools • Wrap-up / Q & A
  3. 3. National Alliance for Youth Sports NAYS History – 501-c-3 nonprofit – Diverse youth sports organization – 3 million coaches trained since 1981
  4. 4. Youth Sports has changed! Age of Participants For the Parents or the Children? Travel/Select/Elite Specialization
  5. 5. • FUN!!! • self-confidence • self-esteem • skill building • social skills • sportsmanship • fitness • respect • discipline • role model • follow through • responsibility • play by the rules • communication • teamwork • winning/losing • motivation • commitment • leadership • positive outlook Why do parents sign their children up for youth sports?
  6. 6. The Sport Parent Paradox • Parents enroll their children in sport because they believe that sport participation has tangible benefits – and they are right! • Shift Happens - Parents voluntarily sign their children up for a fun activity and then do all they can to eliminate the fun their children are having! • #1 Issue: Identification
  7. 7. It’s a PROCESS: 1. Screening 2. Training 3. Evaluation 4. Accountability What are we doing to manage and oversee our volunteers?
  8. 8. Four components of providing quality youth sports programs: 1. Screening – Guidelines & Management 2. Training – Live and Online Clinics – continuing education – membership benefits - value 3. Evaluation – Coach Rating System 4. Accountability – Code of Conduct/ Reporting & Revocation Procedures We are not just about TRAINING…
  9. 9. NYSCA Program: 1. Training 2. Membership 3. Management Coach Administrator
  10. 10. NYSCA Program NYSCA TRAINING – Online & Live Clinics • $20 Annual Membership – Part 1: Coaching Youth Sports – Part 2: One Sport Specific Training • 12 specific sport trainings • live clinic options for non-traditional sorts – Code of Ethics – Exam add additional sports for $5
  11. 11. Login to NYSCA online clinic: www.nays.org/nyscaonline
  12. 12. Part 1: Coaching Youth Sports
  13. 13. Part 2: Sport Specific Training 12 sports  Baseball  Softball  Basketball  Football  Flag Football  Boys Lacrosse  Girls Lacrosse  Soccer  Ice Hockey  Inline Hockey  Cheerleading  Volleyball
  14. 14. NYSCA Membership • What’s Included in MEMBERSHIP? – Benefits • Training course • Membership card • $1,000,000 in excess liability coverage – Increases to 2,000,000 + $250,000 accident in year 2 • Youth Sports Journal • SportingKid Magazine subscription • Monthly Coaching E-Newsletter • Additional trainings available to members – Online Membership • Including…
  15. 15. Login to NYSCA member home at: www.nays.org nick@gmail.com ***********
  16. 16. NYSCA member area:
  17. 17. NYSCA member area:
  18. 18. Additional FREE Trainings
  19. 19. Advanced Training Option
  20. 20. Chapter Management Coach oversight & MANAGEMENT – View Member Status – Coach accountability procedures – Order materials – Download forms – Set-up/manage background checks – Manage coach evaluations – Access to youth league resources – Chapter E-Newsletter
  21. 21. Cln-5655-67899 *********** Login to NYSCA Chapter Management at: www.nays.org
  22. 22. Chapter Management area:
  23. 23. Rate Your Coach Results
  24. 24. Coach Accountability National Guidelines: Created with input from youth sports professionals Revocation : Coaches not living up to the Code of Ethics can have their memberships revoked -permanently Reporting Feature: Allows NAYS to keep track of incidents and report back to chapters
  25. 25. Our Vision for Every Community Certified Youth Sports Administrator Trained League Administrators and/or Professional Staff Screened, Trained, Evaluated Coaches/Volunteers held Accountable for their actions Knowledgeable Parents Working Together for the KIDS
  26. 26. Volunteer Administrators NYSAA Overview: • Volunteer Coach Management • Participants/Kids • Officials • Dealing with Parents • Volunteer Boards • Protecting Yourself from Embezzlement • Youth Sports & the Law • Other Topics: – Insurance – Child Abuse Prevention – Fundraising – Marketing/Social Networking
  27. 27. Every NYSAA member gets a personalized website with tons of tools and resources…
  28. 28. Another Example of being PROACTIVE : Defined Parent Orientations • Types –Formal programs –Written materials –Conducted by the league or left to the coach –Mandatory or optional
  29. 29. Parents Association for Youth Sports (PAYS) • Information covered: – Parents’ role and responsibilities – Youth sports goals and objectives – Expected behaviors – The coach’s role – Becoming a model youth sports parent
  30. 30. www.nays.org John Engh jengh@nays.org Kate Dilworth kdilworth@nays.org

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