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.
Learn about this model for athletes based on improving themselves, teammates and their sport as a whole.
Here are 3 key tools to helping you stay on top of your academics during your sports seasons from ClassTracker
Stanford Golf Coach Anne Walker talks about the type of people she looks for when recruiting for her team.
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.
Coaches Avoid Recruiting Players That Let Parents Speak For Them
Anne Walker on how important it is for recruits to speak for themselves when meeting coaches.
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.
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 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.
The Value Of Protocol And Planning For Leaders Dealing With Upset Parents
Paul Snow on the protocol he advises for when a parent wants to approach an Athletic Director about an issue.
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.