Youth Sports: Keeping Kids in the Game

Category: Recreation Programming | Leadership and Management

Date: Thursday, May 4

Jeff Hagen, Redmond Parks & Recreation
Katie Jones, Redmond Parks & Recreation
Michael Locke, Redmond Parks & Recreation
CJ Stanford, Mercer Island Parks & Recreation
Jared Behl, Issaquah Parks & Recreation

Session Description:

Our role as Recreation Professionals in the sports realm is to provide quality programs and leagues that keep kids coming back and having fun. This session will be a discussion with the presenters focusing on ways that programmers can overcome challenges and help make leagues robust with both new and returning players. The discussion will focus on age-appropriate rules, coach and referee training, and going the extra mile in order to make your league a success.