Clearly, this is neither healthy nor necessary. Parents should be very welcome and valued members of the sporting family. They have the potential to contribute a great deal. They have the right to be close to, and to enjoy, their children’s sports experience in healthy ways.
While obvious differences exist among the three groups, as a professional youth sports and performance coach it is important for you to recognize that all age groups also share a common belief in having fun and engaging in a personal pursuit of excellence under the guidance of a knowledgeable and committed coach. [Read more…]