Playing For The Long Run looks at every aspect of youth sports through the eyes of a soccer coach turned child development expert. The ultra competitive nature of youth sports, the egos, and the money are ruining kids sports. Steve Locker has a sensible perspective that enables children to fall in love, learn life's lessons, and grow through purposeful fun. Parents will quickly identify with the logical perspective and advice, and children will find a way to fall in love with sports and stay involved. Everybody wins.