Breaking Down Early Sport Specialization

Did you know that nearly 50% of kids that continue to play sports past age 13 will get overuse injuries? Overuse injuries are completely preventable and can be a result of specializing in a sport at a young age. Here is what our sports medicine experts at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children has to say about sports specialization.

Through November 30th 2021, you can nominate a deserving coach to win 10K for PCA's Double-Goal Coach® Awards. For criteria, nomination requirements and to see more details about the program, please click here.

About Positive Coaching Alliance

PCA’s mission is to be a catalyst for a positive youth sports culture in all communities across the U.S. We envision a future where all youth can benefit from a positive, inclusive sports culture that develops social and emotional skills, molds character and prepares them for competition and for life. Learn more at