Check out These Articles from The Educated Sports Parent for Parents
The Role of the Sport Parent
Parents: How’s Your Behavior?
The Importance of Parental Involvement in Youth Sports
When Dad or Mom is the Coach
Further Information on Other Sites
Questions Parents Should Ask – from Kids Sports Network
National Summit on Raising Community Standards in Children’s Sports – by National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS)
My Sports Story: Segner Field – A moving account by Mike Hall of the impact parent-coaches can have on their children.
Books Parents May Find Useful
Just Let the Kids Play: How to Stop Other Adults from Ruining Your Child’s Fun and Success in Youth Sports by Bigelow, B., Moroney, T. & Hall, L.
The Cheers and the Tears: A Healthy Alternative to the Dark Side of Youth Sports Today by Shane Murphy, Ph. D.
The Sports Parenting Edge by Rick Wolff
Beyond the Bleachers: The Art of Parenting Today’s Athletes by George A. Selleck and David C. Epperson