Every bit of help team parents provide allows coaches to focus on their most important job: coaching. If you’ve taken on this task for the team, try some of these ideas for a winning season.
Your job is primarily to be a parent. You are there to provide support and comfort before, during and after the game.
Sports are great for kids to keep them in shape and teach them about teamwork … but running kids to and from practices and games can really take up a lot of time! Has all this hustle and bustle transformed you into a soccer mom?! Read below to see if any of these things describe you and make you an official Soccer Mom!
Okay, what is the best word that I can use to describe soccer moms? As I scoured a variety of options in my head, I was left with a few choice words—obsessive, hyper-vigilant, fanatical, and intense. After careful consideration, I finally arrived at a winner—maniacs!
Yes, sports parent burnout is a first-world problem. It's a privilege to be able to accommodate a child's desire to be really involved in an activity. But knowing that doesn't make your stress level much lower as a parent, day to day. So let's acknowledge that this is a lucky-to-have kind of a problem, but a problem nonetheless.
"Finding the balance between activity and recovery requires communication between the medical practitioner, coach, parents and the athlete."