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.
Steph Curry's work to constantly improve and perfect his three-pointer is what Carol Dweck appreciates most.
Former General Manager claims that a focus on fundamentals can allow any player to make a difference.
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership
Follow these guidelines for a positive relationship with your child's coach. También en español.
The Joy Of Just Being "Dad" On The Sidelines
It should be common knowledge by now that pushing your kids too hard tends to drive kids away from sports.
Sports Parents Need To Address Kids Needs, Not The Other Way Around
Parents need to be ok letting go and letting it be the kids experience, rather than it be their own.
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
Ken Ravizza: How To Help Athletes Be Their Best Even On Off Days
Peak performance consultant Ken Ravizza discusses how athletes can still contribute even on their off days.
Parents Intervening When Coaches Act Inappropriately In Front Of Kids
If a coach ignores pitch count or playing time rules, he is willing to win at the cost of his players
The Bulldozer Parent Who Protects Their Kid From Life Lessons
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.