Parents of Athletes

Enhancing Your Child’s Experience

Parents play an important role in the success of the athletic program. By using the three strategies listed below, parents can enhance a child’s participation experience.

  • Support your child AND their entire athletic program.

  • Make your child’s sport fun for them, not stressful.

  • Keep your child’s sports experience in perspective and see how you and they fit into the big picture.

For more information on how to accomplish these strategies, please click on the link below to watch an informative video.

Parenting Your Student Athlete

In addition, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has provided information and resources to help educate you on the importance of proper behavior by parents in school sports. Please click on the link below for a free online course.

The Role of the Parent in Sports