The Coach As A Positive Partner
Establish a positive relationship with your child's coach with these recommended approaches.
Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
Director of the Kansas University Sport & Exercise Psychology Lab on research findings about a caring climate.
Increasing access to quality coaching across the country while helping private instructors and coaches...
This NBA coach explains the benefits of coaches accepting input from their athletes.
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.
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.
A Message To Parents: Why It Bothers Me That You Coach From The Stands
Klinzing argues that everyone would be better off (parents too!) if parents avoided coaching from the stands.
Coaches Can Set The Tone For The Season With A Parent-Only Potluck
In this meeting, coaches can set expectations, as Hoyt does in her own pre-season parent potluck.
Don't Make Your Kids Learning Process Harder Than It Already Is
When parents shout instructions from the stands, it makes life more difficult for the kid, not easier for them