John O'Sullivan

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Profile: John O’Sullivan is a former collegiate and professional soccer player and coach, and the Founder of the Changing the Game Project, an initiative to give youth sports back to its rightful owners, the kids. He is the author of the international bestseller "Changing the Game: The Parents Guide to Raising Happy, High-Performing Athletes and Giving Youth Sports Back to Our Kids" and a contributing writer for Soccer America, The Soccer Wire, and more. He is also a well know speaker, at places such as TEDx Bend Oregon, IMG Academy, and other international sporting events.

Website: www.changingthegameproject.com


John O'Sullivan Motivational Articles


Lion chasers realize that impossible odds can become improbably victories.

How to Raise a Lion Chaser

Rachel will be a huge success in sport and life because she sees opportunity instead of risk. She takes failure and success in stride. She marches to her own beat instead of trying to please everyone else. And whenever others take a step back because they see problems, failure and fear, she steps forward and says “I’ll take it.” More...

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Right Leadership

Right Leading

...a culture built on love and respect, and not fear and punishment, will produce the strongest, healthiest, and most successful teams. More...

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Why Children are Choosing Computer Games Over Sports

Get Off the Computer: Youth Sports Can Learn from Video Games

When you can't drag your child away from the computer ask yourself “what is it about this experience that is more important than More...

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