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.
Manager of the Houston Astros discusses how being an athlete helped transition him into his role in the MLB to
AD Tony Price suggests hiring coaches that care and invest in their community.
Check out these tips to see you through many of the ups and downs of sports parenting.
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.
Top Quotes On The Importance of Failure
PCA Founder Jim Thompson always says, “Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive.”
Jeffrey Marx: Sport Does Not Automatically Build Character, But It Can
Jeffrey Marx, the author of Season of Life, explains how youth sports can reinforce and teach life lessons.
How Parents Can Help Coaches Understand Their Athlete With ADHD
First, think about encouraging your daughter to help her coach understand her play, personality, and learning.
"Fun" Is Different For Every Athlete, And Changes With Age
We’ve seen a lot of athletes quit sports because of practices or teams that just aren’t enjoyable.
Working With Less Skilled Athletes In A Competitive Environment
I would suggest measuring all your players by a wider range of traditional and non-traditional metrics.
Addressing Favoritism Between Coaches And Parents
I'd advise you to bring the topic up directly with the head coach before elevating it to the Athletic Director