Positive Coaching Alliance is a national non-profit developing “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience.

Since its 1998 launch at Stanford University by Founder and CEO Jim Thompson, PCA has impacted more than 5 million youth athletes. PCA reaches youth and high school sport leaders, coaches, athletes, parents, and officials through partnerships with schools and youth sports organizations nationwide that comprise live workshops, online courses, Thompson's books, and e-communications, providing free Tips and Tools .

Current Opportunities for Positive Coaching Alliance

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Description: PCA awards scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson:

  • Personal Mastery: Making oneself better
  • Leadership: Making one's teammates better
  • Honoring the Game: Making the game better.

Eligibility now extends to any high school junior (Class of 2015) residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports!

Contact Information

Positive Coaching Alliance
1001 N. Rengstorff Ave. Suite 100
Moutain View, CA 94043