We all know physical activity and sports are important to the health and well-being of young people. With obesity being a major issue in our country, it is important to instill a love of activity in our children at a young age. If we can get kids to enjoy being active or find a sport they thrive in, they will be more likely to stick with it throughout their lives.
Many adults who are passionate about exercise and fitness have been active since a young age. One way we can do our part to spread the love of sports and physical activity is through coaching. Coaching youth sports teams is a perfect avenue for sharing your own passion for an activity. Coaching will not just impact the lives of the children, it will also greatly affect your own life. Here are our top 5 reasons you should consider coaching a youth sports team:
- Inspire youth to be active and healthy
- Share your passion with the next generation
- Be a positive role model in a young person’s life
- Get exercise while demonstrating skills