SE33 | Derek Bylsma | Mental Health in Youth Sports

Discussing the mental health side of youth sports. Today we speak with Derek Bylsma, Executive Director of Millennium Counseling Center in Chicago, Illinois. In this episode, we discuss how important it is that parents help control the mental side of their young athletes.

With today’s tools, youth athletes are hearing the noise from all angles. Derek and Eric discuss avenues for you to help your young athlete succeed both on and off the field. 

With Derek’s athletic background and knowledge around mental health in sports, we are excited to have Derek back on our podcast to share his thoughts with you.  

As always, we are excited to feature Derek on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Mental Health in Youth Sports Podcast Headlines

The Reality of Being a Soccer Goalkeeper

So Many Things Coming at Kids Today

Putting Good Things Out Into the World


Social Media and Social Pressures for Kids Today

Comparison Against Others

Modern Kids Have Become the Centers of a Family’s Attention

Anxiety in Young People


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