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.
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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.
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
Asking The Coach For Better Answers When Your Kid Is Cut
When he says due to the parents, what does he mean? I think you need and deserve more information.
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: 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.
How To Help Volunteer Parent Coaches Get Excited About Their Role
Matt Kata talks about the challenges of coaching youth sports and how to overcome them.
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.
How To Handle The Pouting Athlete With Attitude Problems
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
How Parents Can Let Coaches Know About Their Kids Learning Disability
Establishing positive relationships and open communication between the coach, players, and parents is key.