Nathan White

A guide to sports parenting

Our goal is to try and have parents look at their athletes and their athletics from multiple perspectives.

No one wants to be ‘that parent’ in school sports

By working through the coaches and then the building administration, perhaps we can solve more of our problems than letting them be pushed to people at the district office, who really are not involved directly with the situation and have to play catch-up to learn about the issues. 

The ‘parent lens’ of success in school sports

Sometimes the truth hurts. Parents need to trust that coaches have the best intentions for their teams, even if it isn’t exactly what the parents want.

What is ‘success’ in sports?

One of the problems in high school athletics is how success is defined. When one looks at coaches, parents, and players in a high school sport, each of those definitions of success can look different.