The Second-Goal Parent
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.
Joy Fawcett On Parents Seizing Teachable Moments
Learn how listening will be your most useful tool in becoming a better teacher for your kid.
PCA Advisory Board Member Marcia McDermott shares the strategies she uses to help athletes learn leadership.
AYSO expert: choosing the level of play should depend on the player's readiness, not the parents' desires
AYSO expert: Coaches should involve players' parents from the start and communicate clearly and consistently
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.
How To Embrace The Role of a Second-Goal Parent®
Fiesta Bowl Executive Director Mike Nealy shares the value of teaching life lessons through sports.
*Online Course* Second-Goal Parent:Developing Winners In Life Through Sport
Become a Second-Goal Parent® with this online course, and help your child succeed in sports and in life.
Life Lessons From Game-Time Mistakes
Focus on the big picture -- life lessons -- when helping your child past mistakes made in competition.
Seize Teachable Moments In Televised Sports To Reinforce Character
How to discuss with your youth athletes examples of good and bad behavior seen during televised sports.
Supporting Your Children When They Make Mistakes
How to demonstrate unconditional support of your child while reinforcing a mastery approach to the sport.
Tips For Sportsmanship And Honoring The Game
Honoring the Game is PCA's code for sportsmanship. Here are game day tips. También en español.
Discussing Pro Athlete Misbehavior With Your Athletes
Talk to your kids -- don't ignore the teachable moment that comes out of a professional sports news story.