Over 20 years ago, Boise State team physician Dr. George Wade and YMCA Executive Director Jim Everett began a movement to shift away from the win at all cost mindset and closer to the other significant benefits sports participation offers. With limited time and help, their movement faded. However, their vision of a better youth sports experience never ceased. Today the vision moves forward with the founding of the Idaho Youth Sports Commission (IYSC).
Who Is That Person In The Mirror?
Written by Melanie Simboli (Palenik)
Everyone is familiar with the “late” music artist, Michael Jackson, right? Are you also familiar with his song, “Man In The Mirror”? This song is about making a change and realizing that it has to start with you!
The teenage years are very difficult times. You stretch your wings and try to fly on your own but soon find out that even though you are growing to become more independent, you still need a support system. The truth is, as an adult, we all still need a support system. So choose wisely and spread your wings and fly!
Jake Plummer speaking at the 2015 IYSC Spring Auction
The Idaho Youth Sports Commission helps provide education, training, and standards to ensure sports are a positive experience for all athletes, coaches, officials, and parents. We are dedicated to the physical and emotional well-being of our youth, the social development of the whole person, and principles of fair play, respect, and sportsmanship.
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