Episode 017 The Adulteration of Children's Sports Kristi Erdal Colorado College

Kristi Erdal, PhD is a professor at Colorado College. We speak about her recently published book, The Adulteration of Children's Sports. The book is published by Lexington Books and can be found at Use the discount code LEXAUTH18 to receive a 30% discount!!!!!

We discuss:

What led her to write the book?

What are the key takeaways?

How did we get to where we are where youth sports are worth in excess of $10 billion and are adult led?

What happens to kids when adults get it wrong in youth sports? What can we do to "turn the ship"?


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Kristi Erdal Bio

Episode 002 The US Center for Coaching Excellence Kristen Dieffenbach, PhD

Dr. Dieffenbach is the executive director of the US Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE). The USCCE is a new organization that seeks to improve coaching education and development in the United States. 

In this episode Kristen tells a little about how the USCCE came to be from it being part of other organizations into its own stand alone entity.