WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Gary Thrapp from the Quad City Youth Sports Foundation this morning. The organization is promoting an All Sports Youth Coaches Orientation. The next one will be Monday, May 13th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Beyond The Baseline in Davenport. The program is free. More are being planned for next school year. Topics of the orientation include coaches duties, handling at-risk youth, emotional abuse, developing skill, organization, parent behavior, professionalism, developing enthusiasm, goals, practice prep, conditioning, injury care, working with officials, rules of game and bullying.
For more information, contact Thrapp at email@example.com or 563-370-2449. You can also visit www.qcyouthsports.com.