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.
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
Jack Clark on what it truly means to be a team oriented player and why that is something he looks for.
Coaches can think they know it all right away. Dave St. Peter says he still doesn't know it all years later.
Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
Tips For Coaching Your Own Child: A Coach Hat
The challenge of separating your parenting role from your role as a coach.
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.
Parents Shouldn't Be Involved In Playing Time Discussions
AD Steve Kryger says that playing time discussions should be between the player and a coach, not the AD.
Stanford Golf Coach: Coaches Love To Recruit Multi-Sport Athletes
Coach Ray: "if your kid is good enough to play at the level they're trying to play, that will shine through."
Parents Need To Empower Their Kids In The Recruiting Process
Even if kids are nervous and are worried they're going to misspeak, talking to adults is a powerful skill.
3 Parent Tips: Be Playful, Stay Connected, Learn How To Handle Stress
Parenting can be a serious job, but that doesn't mean you can't play around with your kids, Keltner says.