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.
See a PCA experts opinion on whether coaches should punish athletes with running for poor performance.
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
These daily inspirational quotes and photos help coaches motivate players and help parents teach life lessons.
How Parents Can Help Coaches Understand Their Athlete With ADHD
First, think about encouraging your daughter to help her coach understand her play, personality, and learning.
"Fun" Is Different For Every Athlete, And Changes With Age
We’ve seen a lot of athletes quit sports because of practices or teams that just aren’t enjoyable.
Working With Less Skilled Athletes In A Competitive Environment
I would suggest measuring all your players by a wider range of traditional and non-traditional metrics.
Addressing Favoritism Between Coaches And Parents
I'd advise you to bring the topic up directly with the head coach before elevating it to the Athletic Director
How Coaches Can Ensure Parents That Safety Matters To Them
Pay attention not only to your own safety education but that you also provide learning opportunities.
Asking The Coach For Better Answers When Your Kid Is Cut
When he says due to the parents, what does he mean? I think you need and deserve more information.
Know The Difference Between Negative Coaching And Abusive Coaching
If there is even a question of abuse, it would be wise to remove your child from the situation immediately.
When Should Kids Start Pitching In Games?
Speaking as a past Little League Baseball and Softball coach, here are some observations and considerations.