The Coach As A Positive Partner
Establish a positive relationship with your child's coach with these recommended approaches.
How Parents Can Understand The High School Sports Landscape
Four big ideas to help parents understand the challenges their athletes face and how to help them thrive.
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Surviving Tryouts and Cuts
Advice for parents on how to help their children approach tryouts and cuts.
Your Child Tells You He Wants To Quit - Tips For Handling This Burnout
Read suggestions for how to handle this situation with your child. When is it time to quit?
How High School Sports Parents Can Ease Tensions With Their Athletes
This 100-Point Exercise guides parents' thoughts for discussion with their athletes. También en español.
The Next Level, Playing In College
Help your child through the recruiting process and college sports search with these tips.
Dealing With Injuries In High School
Help your child overcome injuries through understanding and support for coping.
The Club vs. High School Dilemma
Helping your child when he or she is facing pressure from a coach to quit other teams.
The Ineffective Coach - Not Happy With The Coach?
What can you do when you think your child has an ineffective coach? Find out here.
Playing Time Blues
Not sure what to say to your child experiencing less than desired playing time? See this excerpt for advice.