Ronney Wins Coveted National Youth Sports Double-Goal Award from the Positive Coaching Alliance


San Diego, CA –Karen Ronney won the Positive Coaching Alliance’s coveted Double-Goal National Coach of the Year Award  (2009) for her impact on coaching athletes. She was selected for her ability to teach life lessons through sports.

Karen and Olympic Gold Medalist Summer Sanders at the PCA Awards Presentation


Karen was honored by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) at the 8th Annual National Youth Sports Awards Ceremony sponsored by Deloitte at Stanford University. The award was presented by Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist Summer Sanders among a crowd of approximately 400 who attended the event at Maples Pavilion.

    "Winning this award is a great tribute to Karen’s work with youth athletes, considering there are 4 million youth sports coaches nationwide,” said Jim Thompson, PCA’s founder and executive director and author of The Double-Goal Coach. “More importantly, Karen’s work with youth athletes makes them winners.”


Ronney wins the 2009 USPTA 
Community Service Award