Site URL: ResponsibleSports.com
Content: Responsible Sports is designed for coaches of all sports and aims to provide helpful advice and useful resources that can be applied universally among youth athletes.
Design: This site comes from the Liberty Mutual insurance company. Bright and dynamic, Responsible Sports draws users in with a simple, yet appealing design centered around a large, primary navigation on the left side of the screen. From this navigation, users can access any part of the site with ease.
Review: This is a dedicated professional development site specifically for coaches. Responsible Sports offers coaches at all levels a wealth of materials that help them not only bring the best out of players on the field, but also prepare them for life off the field.
The beauty of Responsible Sports is that it is sport- and gender-neutral. It doesn’t matter if you are a high school football coach or a youth basketball coach—the quality content will apply. This site goes well beyond Xs and Os and gets at the core of effective coaching. Articles touch on everything from helping a player who has come up short in a game, to dealing with inappropriate language on the field.
In addition, videos, tutorials and quizzes help create the kind of coaches from whom players can seek guidance both on and off the field.
Bottom Line: This top-notch site boasts a variety of resources to enhance the professional development of any coach.