Parent Tips

Suggested Parent Tips for Parents Involved in Youth Sports

Let your child play
Realize that sports are important
Emphasize FUN
Create a positive environment
Work with the coach

Communicate with the coach
Inquire on the coach’s philosophy
Ask how you can help
Let the coach, coach
Support the coach

Encourage FUN
Encourage participation
Support your child
Be a good spectator
Be a positive role model

Make it FUN
Encourage friendships
Create a positive environment
Support your child’s efforts
Make it FUN

NOTE that some Tips were repeated. This is because they cannot be reinforced enough. Make it FUN. Create a positive environment so that all involved will benefit tremendously from this experience.