The National Alliance for Youth Sports offers programs and services for everyone involved in youth sports experiences, including professional administrators, volunteer administrators, volunteer coaches, officials, parents and young athletes. Download their Recommendations for Communities designed specifically for community leaders and recreation professionals. Depending on your organization’s needs, there are a variety of free resources and low-cost training programs available. Learn more here: nays.org
Up2Us works with nonprofits, schools, recreational organizations, government agencies, faith-based organizations and other community stakeholders, advancing sports as a tool for addressing the critical issues facing today’s youth. Become a member of this national sport-based youth development coalition for free: up2us.org/membership
The National Federation of State High School Associations offers online coaching courses for a variety of sports and related issues. They offer both paid and free courses. Find relevant topics here: NFHSLearn.com
USA Football, the National Football League, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working to make this your best season. Coach members get the tools, resources, and certified education to help make football better and safer. Learn more here: usafootball.com/coach
Coach Youth Tennis program will help anyone working with kids ensure that they have a great time and want to keep playing. They have six FREE courses approved by USTA. Find them here: coachyouthtennis.com
The National Center for Safe Routes to School assists states and communities in enabling and encouraging children to walk and bicycle to school, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle at a young age. They have a database of resources here: saferoutesinfo.org/program-tools/search-resources
Positive Coaching Alliance is a nonprofit organization with the mission to develop Better Athletes, Better People through the youth and high school sport experience. PCA partners with schools and youth sport organizations to provide training/education for administrators, coaches, parents and student-athletes to ensure a positive, character-building experience, while also striving to win. PCA's new Development Zone provides thousands of resources (videos, articles, downloadable pdfs, etc.) for all those involved in youth and high school sports.