Stallions News · Cheers And Encouragement: How To Be A Better Sports Parent


By Greg James | gregj@mycityjournals.com

Here’s something most kids will never say to their parents: Thanks for screaming at the referee and the other team the entire game.

All parents want to help and support their kids while they play sports. Most are able to do so without hindering others’ enjoyment or putting unnecessary stress on coaches or players. However, a refresher on spectator etiquette is always a good thing.

“Parents that support their athlete, regardless of their role on the team make, the best parents to work with,”  former Copper Hills boys basketball coach Andrew Blanchard said. “It helps when parents find a role in the program that supports and are genuinely happy without expecting something in return.”

Here are three ideas from truesport.com to help you to become a better sports parent.

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