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
The Coach As A Positive Partner
Establish a positive relationship with your child's coach with these recommended approaches.
Brad Frost talks about how he started to emphasize more than winning a championship as a measure of success.
Putting in the work, listening, and being a good person are traits that can make you successful on the field.
PCA Champion and Minnesota Hockey Coach-in-Chief Hal Tearse explains what really makes a quality coach.
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.
Tips For Coaching Your Own Child: A Coach Hat
The challenge of separating your parenting role from your role as a coach.
Too Many Kids Leave Sports Because Of The Car Ride Home
Brad Frost, Women's Hockey Coach at Minnesota, urges parents to support their kid's team regardless of talent.
Use A Mistake Ritual: Let It Go! (Just Like The Song)
A mistake ritual can change an athletes perspective about trying new things, making mistakes, and improving.
Why Parents Should Start Their Kids In Soccer
Charlie Slagle says soccer is a perfect sport for kids to learn values like teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun.
Charlie Slagle: How To Help Kids Improve In Their Own Free Time
Charlie Slagle believes coaches should recommend skills for kids to practice on their own during free play.
MLB Pitcher: The Absolute Worst Thing You Can Do Is Specialize Young
"Don't cripple your kids and make them choose. Allow kids to be kids and enjoy all sports." - MLB Pitcher