10 Tips For First-Time Sports Parents
This brief summary of key ideas and actions can help get your sports parenting experience off to a great start
The Second-Goal Parent
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
Why More Mothers Should Coach Youth Sports
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
My Kid Acts Disinterested In Sports But Says She Loves It
Her body language says that she is bored and she complains a lot about practically every aspect of the game.
What To Do When An Opponent Doesn’t Follow Eligibility Rules
Before making any sort of accusation, you would be well-served to communicate with the school to understand.
Parents Intervening When Coaches Act Inappropriately In Front Of Kids
If a coach ignores pitch count or playing time rules, he is willing to win at the cost of his players
What Takeaways Are There, If Any, From The Show Friday Night Tykes?
What is PCA’s viewpoint on the show *Friday Night Tykes * that sensationalizes screaming coaches and parents?
Why A Positive Culture Matters When Coaches Come And Go
Assess the current culture as if you were a brand new family entering the program for the first time.