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.
Who Do Kids Listen To When They Don't Listen To Their Parents?
Studies show that when teenagers stop learning from their parents, they still listen to teachers and coaches.
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
Klinzing argues that everyone would be better off (parents too!) if parents avoided coaching from the stands.
Steve Kerr's only coaching experience before coaching the Warriors was when he coached his son's youth team.
Coaches Going The Extra Mile For Their Players When Parents Can't Help
No matter what, Ann Murphy makes sure the kid comes first and doesn't get left behind when parents get busy.
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
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.
Silence On The Sidelines Lets Kids Learn And Coaches Coach
PCA National Advisory Board Member Alexi Lalas describes his experience and findings as a sports parent.
Rec Vs. Travel: It’s Not About A New Bumper Sticker For Your SUV
AYSO expert: choosing the level of play should depend on the player's readiness, not the parents' desires
Pat Fitzgerald: Sports Parents Seeking More Playing Time
When conversations with parents turn to playing time, he asks whether the parents have talked to their son.
Dare To Chill? Re-Think Sports Parent Behavior On The Sidelines
In this comedic scene, we offer parents an alternative to overly intense sideline behavior. Try sideline yoga?
How Parents Can Make A Coach's Job Easier With Empathy
Catanach, volleyball coach at the University of Tampa, instructs parents on coach and athlete interaction.