Balancing act: Refocusing your high school jock so studies take precedent

Backyard Sports Timeout – Where our coaches field parents’ questions about Team Sports and offer ways to make it the Fun, Enriching Experience it’s supposed to be Q: My son plays varsity football. While we are proud of his athletic ability, we have seen a steady decline in his grades and interest in school. He's a junior and this year is important for college admissions. How do we strike the right balance between school and sports? A: It's difficult to curtail something like sports Read more [...]