David King

David King has been the Director of Athletics at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA, since 2005, coming to EMU from Lancaster Mennonite School in Lancaster, PA, where he served for 14 years as the athletic director and assistant principal. He began his work in athletics teaching and coaching at Locust Grove Mennonite School (K-8), and then spent 5 years as administrator at Camp Hebron in Pennsylvania before going to Lancaster Mennonite. Dave is co-author of the book Overplayed: A Parent’s Guide to Sanity in the World of Youth Sports. He and his wife, Deb, have three grown children and two grandchildren.

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Finding the Balance Between Youth Sports and Family (Part 2 of 2)

Margot Starbuck and David King offer advice to parents from their book, Overplayed: A Parent’s Guide to Sanity in the World of Youth Sports. (Part 2 of 2)

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Finding the Balance Between Youth Sports and Family (Part 1 of 2)

Margot Starbuck and David King offer advice to parents from their book, Overplayed: A Parent’s Guide to Sanity in the World of Youth Sports. (Part 1 of 2)

Four Sports Lessons . . . That You Don’t Want Your Kids to Learn

Sometimes all the lessons kids learn through sports aren’t positive. Here are some tips to help you avoid the negative lessons. 

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