Colleges: Give the 100,000-plus athletes who cycle out of NCAA campuses each year the tools to become effective community coaches. They already know skills and tactics in 24 sports. Teach them how to work with kids.
High School Coaches: Connect your athletes with youth programs and get them qualified to serve as assistant coaches. Kids respond to teens, who can bridge age and cultural gaps.
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Corporations: Incent youth sport providers to mandate best-in-class coach training courses by offering steep discounts on equipment—or whatever you sell. Cover the cost of background checks by offering goods in online barter pools.