The Coach As A Positive Partner
Establish a positive relationship with your child's coach with these recommended approaches.
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.
Steve Kerr's only coaching experience before coaching the Warriors was when he coached his son's youth team.
Kids often need a guiding force in their life, even outside of sports, and coaches can help provide that.
A Message To Parents: Why It Bothers Me That You Coach From The Stands
Klinzing argues that everyone would be better off (parents too!) if parents avoided coaching from the stands.
Coaches Can Set The Tone For The Season With A Parent-Only Potluck
In this meeting, coaches can set expectations, as Hoyt does in her own pre-season parent potluck.
Don't Make Your Kids Learning Process Harder Than It Already Is
When parents shout instructions from the stands, it makes life more difficult for the kid, not easier for them
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
The Bulldozer Parent Who Protects Their Kid From Life Lessons
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Silence On The Sidelines Lets Kids Learn And Coaches Coach
PCA National Advisory Board Member Alexi Lalas describes his experience and findings as a sports parent.
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.
Rec Vs. Travel: It’s Not About A New Bumper Sticker For Your SUV
AYSO expert: choosing the level of play should depend on the player's readiness, not the parents' desires