As a sports parent and coach, I know how complicated youth sports can be at times. So I’d like to share some helpful articles that shed light on the challenges we face… and some funny ones that might even give us an opportunity to laugh at ourselves. Please enjoy… and please click here to try our iSport360 app… 80,000 coaches, players and parents set goals, share player feedback, foster healthy team communication and engage parents in a positive way with our platform. Our goal is simple: to help kids have more success, more confidence, and more fun. The complete list of sports available on iSport360: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Futsal, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball.
— Ian and the iSport360 Team —
Bringing Best Practices from the Classroom to the Ballfields
Picture for a minute if parents were allowed to sit on the sidelines of their kids’ classrooms each and every day, calling out cheers of encouragement not-so-subtly blended with tips, instructions and even hasty commands for their kids and the teachers. Can you imagine the chaos? So why do we accept this in youth sports? Learn how to reverse the trend here.
Thank You To Hockey Canada For Reminding Us “It’s Just A Game!”
No sports parent likes being told what to do… but it doesn’t hurt to have a laugh while watching videos of what NOT to do. So thank you to Hockey Canada for creating a campaign about how parents SHOULD NOT behave at their kids’ games. So let’s remember: It’s Just A Game. Click here to watch the video.
Sonya Curry: Take A Step Back & Don’t Solve All Your Child’s Problems
Our good friends at Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) sat down with Sonya Curry, mom of NBA players Steph and Seth Curry, and daughter Sydel. We love that this former college athlete and mom of superstar ball players is talking about a topic that is close to our heart: Empowerment of our young athletes. Click here to watch the video.