The Second-Goal Parent
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.
Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
Klinzing argues that everyone would be better off (parents too!) if parents avoided coaching from the stands.
Steve Kerr's only coaching experience before coaching the Warriors was when he coached his son's youth team.
Good coaches get players into the game.
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
Coach Ignores My Kid – What Should I Do?
While it won’t be easy, you have an opportunity to teach your son a challenging skill he will surely need.
Second-Goal Parent® Self-Assessment
Evaluate your use of PCA principles in helping your child take as much as possible from youth sports.
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
Conversation Starters For Parents On The Limiting Stereotypes Of Girls
Use these tips from The Representation Project to spark a discussion with your child about gender stereotypes.
Help! Problem Parents Causing Conflict
Focus on education and welfare of the players, instead of conflict between parents and coaches.
Bullying And Exclusion Of A Teammate
Watching your child experience bullying is tough. Here is expert advice on how you can help.