Youth Sports Intervention With Lea B. Olsen
One of Minnesota's most famous faces on the sidelines both as a professional sports broadcaster and a parent, Lea B. Olsen finds ways for parents, coaches, referees and young athletes to "rethink the win" when it comes to their youth sports experiences.
Bring Back the Fun
Athletes won’t remember the individual wins or losses, but they will always remember a coach who brought positive energy, the camaraderie of friends and the mastering skills in an uplifting environment. I hope you will join me in this movement!
LEARNING FROM LOSING
Recently, I received a call from a high school coach in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She had tracked me down on the internet and sounded desperate: “Can you come speak to my athletes and help them see something positive in what had been a long season full of losses.” The coach had just taken […]
A CONVERSATION WITH FIGURE SKATING CHAMPION SURYA BONALY & LEA B. OLSEN
The first speaking event benefiting Rethink the Win and Her Next Play was a huge success and the start of a speaking series where athletes can share their stories of accomplishments, perseverance and disappointment. Surya Bonaly former figure skating champion was our speaker and her amazing stories of what it was like to navigate the […]
Taking a Break
Maya Moore, arguably the best women’s basketball player in the world, announced that she will be taking a year away from basketball. In an article in The Players Tribune Maya said that “my focus in 2019 will not be on professional basketball, but will instead be on the people in my family, as well as […]