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 Second-Goal Parent
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
Good coaches get players into the game.
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
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.
Second-Goal Parent® Self-Assessment
Evaluate your use of PCA principles in helping your child take as much as possible from youth sports.
Conversation Starters For Parents On The Limiting Stereotypes Of Girls
Use these tips from The Representation Project to spark a discussion with your child about gender stereotypes.
Help! Problem Parents Causing Conflict
Focus on education and welfare of the players, instead of conflict between parents and coaches.
Bullying And Exclusion Of A Teammate
Watching your child experience bullying is tough. Here is expert advice on how you can help.