Charlotte Native Parenting Expert Provides a Solution to Last Night’s HBO Documentary ‘State of Play- Trophy Kids’

Charlotte Native Parenting Expert Provides a Solution to Last Night’s HBO Documentary ‘State of Play- Trophy Kids’ Sports Parents say they are ready to make a change Charlotte, NC December 5, 2013:  “The scholarship IS the goal” claims the basketball dad in last night’s HBO special ‘State of Play- Trophy Kids’, which featured the stories […]

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A Little Holiday Humor for Sports Parents

As we gear up for another season of sports, I’d like to dedicate this column to parents of athletes. The next few months will be a challenge, but with a little humor, we can prevail through “The Twelve Weeks of Basketball Season.” On the first week of basketball season, my true love gave to me … […]

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SwimMAC Parenting Podcast- Your Experience

      In this episode of the SwimMAC Parenting Podcast I discuss the following: Discuss the ‘Your Experience’ concept for Sports Parents Answer the following: Who do you need to BE? What do you need to DO? How do you want to FEEL? What EXPERIENCE should you walk away with after a swim meet? Plus […]

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SwimMAC Parenting Podcast- Communication

      In this episode of the SwimMAC Parenting Podcast Coach Terry Fritch and I discuss the following: Review the SwimMAC Fall Parent Event for those that missed it Why CONNECTION trumps communication What to say to your child before a meet What to say to your child after a meet Plus more! For more […]

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The ULTIMATE SwimMAC Parenting Experience- pt 1 (new podcast)

      In this brand new episode of the SwimMAC Parenting Podcast Coach Terry Fritch and I discuss the following: Upcoming SwimMAC Parent Event on September 24, 2013 Introduction to the all new ‘Ultimate SwimMAC Parenting Experience’ Platform For more information and resources for SwimMAC Parents visit CLICK HERE Question:  Have you defined your family […]

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Parent Fight Involving 30 Breaks Out Over A Refs Call

Police were called to a fight between parents at a youth soccer tournament in Barrie, Ont., Saturday. The fight involved verbal and some physical confrontations between an estimated 30 people, including parents, at the Victoria Woods soccer field on Lillian Crescent, said Barrie police. The fight was a result of a call made during a […]

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Parent & Umpire Altercation

There is a sad trend that is taking over youth sports: Overly-involved parents crossing the line and verbally abusing — and sometimes assaulting — umpires. We had just such a situation in our town on Saturday night. Following the Yankton Post 12 and Blair game at the Lewis & Clark Wooden Bat Classic at Riverside […]

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Checkout This Sports Parenting Sign At A Local Ball Park

The Buffalo Grove Park District this week installed a half-dozen metal “adult behavior” signs that try to encourage parents — in friendly, thought-provoking terms — to get a little perspective. The permanent signs at Emmerich Park, 150 Raupp Boulevard, read in part: “Of the hundreds of thousands of children who have ever played youth sports […]

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Parents Still Want Their Kids To Play The Game (Football)

ROCKFORD — Sean Davidson didn’t want to play football anymore. Davidson, 11, had recently recovered from a concussion in the Raptors’ season opener of the Rock Valley Junior Tackle Football League. “I love football,” he said, “but I thought about me.” After playing tackle football for four years, Davidson didn’t think a concussion would ever […]

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Here’s A New Take On Extreme Sports

Checkout these top ten ‘Gone Too Far’ Sports Parenting Cases…. Click Here For More

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