youth sport in the U.S.A.

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association and the Aspen Institute just released a report.

Athletic participation for kids ages 6 through 12 is down almost 8 percent over the last decade …

… children from low-income households are half as likely to play …

… seven in 10 youth sports coaches are not trained in six core competencies required to be a qualified coach …

More than 70 percent of youth coaches for both boys’ and girls’ sports are male …

Youth sports study: Declining participation, rising costs and unqualified coaches

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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