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Josh Levine

The Kevin Delaney story

04/23/2019, 9:15am CDT
By Josh Levine

Moving up from a youth hockey B squad to the high school varsity team happens more than we realize


Developing grit in youth athletes

03/25/2019, 2:00pm CDT
By Josh Levine

Tests that measure grit are some of the best predictors for future success, more so than natural ability.

Hockey is different here

03/15/2019, 10:15am CDT
By Josh Levine

Minnesota’s community-based model is one of the primary reasons it’s truly the State of Hockey


Ice cream drowns people

02/25/2019, 10:30am CST
By Josh Levine

Playing year-round hockey and specializing early isn’t causing players to become elite

Did you play on a TRUE team this year?

02/18/2019, 10:30am CST
By Josh Levine

A true team requires that all players buy into the team’s vision and goals.

Fostering intrinsic motivation in youth athletes

02/08/2019, 12:30pm CST
By Josh Levine

It takes patience and a willingness to let the kids fail.

Survey every parent of a youth athlete should take

02/04/2019, 12:45pm CST
By Josh Levine

Parenting a youth athlete is hard, complex and impossible to do perfectly.

The way we structure our youth sports organizations will determine what our kids learn playing sports.

The danger of elitism with young athletes

01/14/2019, 1:00pm CST
By Josh Levine

Perhaps the best way to develop elite hockey players is to ensure they mature into more than just talented athletes.


Early talent identification programs don’t work

12/27/2018, 10:45am CST
By Josh Levine

We have an incredibly poor ability to recognize athletes who will be elite in the future.