Strategies for children’s coaches to help them engage more effectively with parents


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Member Gordon MacLelland is a leading voice on the coach-parent-child triad. In this podcast he explains why building a harmonious relationship with parents is a coach’s moral imperative as failing to work as a team, and shed the ‘them and us’ label that is so prevalent in youth sport, can wreak untold damage.

This podcast has been produced from the ConnectedCoaches blog of the same name. If you enjoy it and find it helpful we’d love to hear your thoughts. You can share any feedback you have by adding a comment on the blog that was posted on 19/02/18. To find the blog visit and search for parents.

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