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
Terry Francona On Post-Game Parent Talks
Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona on growing up with a Major League Baseball player as his father.
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."
Second-Goal Parent® Self-Assessment
Evaluate your use of PCA principles in helping your child take as much as possible from youth sports.
George Karl On Sports Parenting
Long-time NBA Coach George Karl explains the importance of parents supporting their children's coaches.
What Parents Can Do To Avoid Living Vicariously Through Their Kid
Lon Babby suggests ways that parents can take pride in their kids while giving them their own experience.
The Next Level, Playing In College
Help your child through the recruiting process and college sports search with these tips.
The "Talent Trap," The Odds Of Going Pro, And Becoming Elite
Statistics on the chance to go pro prove that it's wise to focus on effort and life lessons, not just talent.
Keeping Your Kid Humble
Today’s strongest kid may be tomorrow’s very average athlete - focus on improving motivation and effort.
Joe Ehrmann On What Sports Parents Need To Know
Sports parents who want the best experience for their youth athletes should follow this advice.
US Youth Soccer Pocket Soccer Guide
A five page game-time guide to the rules and players of soccer for parents and spectators.