Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
The "Parent Ball": Make Lasting Memories And Teach Life Lessons
The "Parent Ball" can be used to make memories with your kid and at times, reinforce key teachable moments.
Kerri Walsh Jennings talks about the importance of being a supportive and empathetic teammate.
Steve Kerr on playing for Phil jackson and other top coaches, plus his relationship with his father.
Coach Steve Mariucci on how to keep players positive, and to not break them down.
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
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.
How To Handle The Pouting Athlete With Attitude Problems
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
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
Why A Positive Culture Matters When Coaches Come And Go
Assess the current culture as if you were a brand new family entering the program for the first time.
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.
Understanding The Reasoning Behind Player Cuts As A Parent
Parents may not always understand why a coach cuts players, but the answer here could give some perspective.
Shopping For A Coach
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