Mission:

To provide information, expertise, and first-hand insight to support responsible decision-making and thoughtful planning for the well-rounded personal development of young athletes.

Advisory Board

Peter Carlisle

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Athlete Advocate, Marketing Executive and Lawyer. He’s the SVP and Individual Sports Marketing/Managing Director for Olympics & Action Sports at Octagon.

Coach Jim Calhoun

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 Former Head Coach of the University of Connecticut Men's Basketball Team. Winner of 3 NCAA National Championships, and the 2019 ESPY Award Winner for ‘Best Coach’. Considered one of the Greatest Coaches of All-Time.

Coach Bob Bowman

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Head Swim Coach for the Arizona State Sun Devils. Olympic Team Head Coach and life-long Coach to Michael Phelps; winner of 23 Olympic Gold Medals and 39 World Records.

Coach Frank Busch

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Former Head Swim Coach at the University of Arizona. 2 NCAA National Championships, 6x National Coach of the Year, Olympic Team Head Coach, and USA Olympic National Team Director.

Coach Jack Leggett

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ABCA Hall of Fame, 6 College World Series appearances as Head Coach of the Clemson Tigers, Current Head Coach of the USA Baseball 18u National Team.

Karen Crouse

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Former competitive swimmer, Author of the book, "Norwich: One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence“ and current Award-Winning Sportswriter at the New York Times.

Kimberley Crabbe

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1985 NCAA Championship Soccer Player from George Mason University and 1st African-American female to play on the USA Women’s National Soccer Team.

Kelly Cagle

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3x All American, Duke University Hall of Fame inductee. Former professional soccer player, 13-year collegiate soccer coaching career. Current coach and leadership/performance director for Phoenix Rising FC.

Ben Askren

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4x NCAA All-American, 2x National Champion Wrestler from the University of Missouri. Former Olympian, World Champion and MMA Star. One of the greatest collegiate wrestlers of All-Time.

Founder Nick Buonocore

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Founder of The Reformed Sports Parent. 

Played baseball at N.C. Wesleyan College-Team won 1999 NCAA D3 National Championship. Named All Conference, All South Region and Team Captain. Played professionally in Europe.

Michael Johnson

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All-American baseball player from the Clemson Tigers. 2x Team Captain whose teams played in 2 College World Series. Played Professionally for the San Diego Padres.

Lenny DiNardo

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1st Team All-American, Hall of Fame pitcher from Stetson University. Played 6 Seasons of Major League Baseball and was a member of the 2004 World Series Champion, Boston Red Sox.

Scot Pollard

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Scot played 11 years in the NBA for 5 teams including Detroit, Sacramento, Indiana, Cleveland and finally Boston where he won an NBA Championship in 2008. 

Manya Puppione

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Former Professional Soccer Player in both Europe and USA, Academic All-American at Arizona State, USA Youth National Team, and current Head Coach at Marymount University.

Seth La Fera

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2x Olympian, 1st Italian-American named Captain of the Italian National Baseball Team, 2006 World Baseball Classic, and current coach at Pace Academy.

Seth Pepper

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2x National Champion, Team Captain, Pac-10 + University of Arizona “Athlete  of the Year", “Hall of Fame” Inductee, World Championships Medalist, and current Mental Performance Coach.

ESPN Radio feature Bob Bowman and The Reformed Sports Parent founder Nick Buonocore

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