Do You Really Want to Be a Youth Sports Coach?

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Summary: Coaching a youth sport can be a fun way to reconnect with your kids. Or is it?Your child is begging you to coach their team. So you say, "why not?" After all, coaching a youth sports team can be a fun way to connect and spend time with your kids. But then reality sets in... Now you  might be thinking, "What did I get myself into?" Do you even know what to do to get the kids ready for play? Are there certain injuries and other first aid requirements you should know about before you venture into this? What are the current resources available on safe practices in coaching for the general public? Melanie Cole, MS, and Dr. Andrew Gregory, MD, help you figure out the rules and regulations for coaching and where to find the best information to be the best team coach you can be.