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 humorous ones that might even give us an opportunity to laugh at ourselves. Thanks for reading and please share this newsletter with your social networks.
In Defense Of Sports Parents
A Response to Jason Gay’s Wall Street Journal Article “Let’s Put Bad Sports Parents in a Box”. Hi Jason, A million thanks for bringing the issues of youth sports parenting to light in the pages of the Wall Street Journal. And you are correct that there is way too much violence, noise and utterly embarrassing behavior from parents at these games…..all problems that my company iSport360, Inc. is solving. Click here to read the full article.
The Magic That Happens When The Principle Becomes Coach
Jeff Gorman has become an overnight celebrity on a magical field of dreams. Last week he was known as the Deputy Superintendent for Mt. Vernon School District, but this week he is known as the man who coached his 13-year old son and his teammates from Freehold, New Jersey to the Little League State Championship. Click here to read the full article.
WFAN Sports Radio NYC Interviews iSPORT360 Founder
Rick Wolff, legendary WFAN Sports Radio host and advocate for youth sports, invited Ian Goldberg to talk about the importance of coaches sharing feedback with sport parents and players throughout the year. Click here to read and listen.