Dan Gould

Now more than ever, coach education is a priority

The following article is the annual message from the Director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, Dr. Dan Gould. As I write this version of the Director’s Report, I cannot help but think of two recent conversations I had about youth sports coaches. In the first conversation, a friend told me about… Read More »

Dr. Lauer Gives Distinguished Lecture at West Virginia University

Dr. Larry Lauer presented the Distinguished Lecture at West Virginia University’s College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences for faculty and students on February 26. WVU Today: National coaching education consultant to speak at WVU Lauer summarized the work of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports. Specifically, he highlighted ISYS initiatives in research… Read More »

London Olympics Reflection: ISYS Educates Public on “Five-Ring Fever”

The London Olympics were a spectacle that provided drama night after night for two weeks. As sports fans turned their attention to the Olympics, the stories and personal histories of Olympians came to light. These stories serve as inspiration for many young athletes hopeful of one day representing their country and standing on the podium.… Read More »