The Difficulty And Value Of Letting Your Student-Athlete Face Discipline
Sonya Curry shares the struggle of being a parent while watching your child being disciplined by a coach.
Sonya Curry: Finding The Right Coach To Help Your Kid Succeed
Sonya Curry explains the importance of finding a coach who can see the potential in their athletes and growth.
Recommendations from the DePaul Women's Soccer Coach on why to watch matches together and what to look for.
Alexi Lalas on the issue of kids being forced to choose between playing for their High School or an Academy.
Tips for players, coaches and administrators on how to establish and maintain a great team culture.
Parents Avoiding Specialization Even When Coach Demands It
Brad Frost talks about how playing different sports helps kids develop skills that they otherwise would not.
Athletic Directors Can Make Parents A Positive Instead Of A Problem
Steve Kryger on ways coaches can include parents in the process while also setting boundaries.
How Athletic Directors Can Encourage Coaches To Empower Parents
Paul Snow talks about the importance for coaches and parents to establish a positive relationship.
Coaches Need To Overcommunicate With Parents To Set Expectations
Conrad Ray on establishing that the communication with parents should primarily go through the athlete.
Coaches Need Parents To Trust Them In Order To Be Effective Coaches
Jamie Young on the importance of parents supporting and trusting the coaches message.
Coaches Need To Interact With Parents And Get Them Involved
When coaches involve parents, it can make the experience more enjoyable for everyone.
Coaches Who Are Proactive With Parents Have Fewer Problems With Them
John O'Sullivan stresses the importance communication plays in building trust between parents and coaches.
Parents: Encourage Your Kid To Try EVERYTHING Before Intervening
John O'Sullivan says that kids needs to do everything they can to earn playing time before parents step in.