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

The Competitive Edge by Dr. Jeffrey Brown
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