The Coach As A Positive Partner
Establish a positive relationship with your child's coach with these recommended approaches.
The Second-Goal Parent
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.
Tod Creneti, HS football coach, presents a positive outcome when an athlete has made a mistake.
Read these top quotes from PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck on having a Growth Mindset.
One of the best tools to evaluate your coaching is to have an assistant coach or other trusted person film you
Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
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.
Don't Measure Parenting Success Through Your Kid's Achievements
Matt Hayden talks about the importance of letting kids know that athletics are a safe place to fail.
Parents Can Guide Their Kids In Sports, But Kids Need To Make The Choices
Former Pro Golfer talks about letting his son make the decisions while he plays sports.
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.
Parents, Let it Be Your Child’s Sports Experience, Not Yours
Twins President Dave St. Peter shares parenting advice for over-bearing parents
10 Things Parents Can Ask To Help Kids Learn Life Lessons From Sports
Questions that help kids draw the parallels between lessons learned in sports so they can apply them to life.