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The Trouble with Organized Sport for Kids

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According to the Center for Kids First in Sports, the number of kids playing organized sports in North America averages between 30 and 40 million a year. In three out of four households with school-aged children, at least one child participates in sports between the ages of 5 and 14.

Jack Malley, parent, coach and author has a great read for all those involved in kid’s sports. “Meet the Lunatics Who Run Your Kids’ Sports Leagues,” is a light hearted book that pulls back the curtain on the sports team environment and alerts readers to the real issues that plague kid’s sports.

Michael Pfahl of the National Youth Sports Coaches Association states"The number one reason (why they quit) is that it stopped being fun."

Meet the Lunatics Who Run Your Kids’ Sports Leagues” author, Jack Malley stops by to share his insight and stories regarding what’s happening in organized sports. Join our conversation with Jack to get a perspective on how we can put the fun back in the game for the kids! We’re LIVE at BEYONDtheCheers on blogtalkradio, Wednesday, August 21st @ 7PM. Dial-in TOLL FREE 1-877-357-2448 in Canada and United States to ask a question, or email in advance.