These parental behaviour scenarios can be used or adapted by clubs or sports organisations to represent the challenges they may face.
A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed a parents, carers/guardians code of conduct procedure in an easy read format.
Yorkshire RFU came up with an unusual – and effective – way to address the problem of coaches and spectators shouting during games.
Parents play a vital role in youth sport. This guidance aims to help coaches understand, support and educate parents, thereby enhancing parental involvement.
This guidance provides coaches with helpful strategies to follow to improve and manage potential issues between coaches and parents and build a good relationship.
Useful guidance for parents that provides tips for how to support and encourage their child/children positively when participating in sport.
In this video, children describe how parents' and spectators' behaviour gets worse during competitions – and how this affects the young athletes.
In order to address a gap in the research into promoting positive parental behaviours in youth sport, Brunel University has interviewed a group of young athletes about their perceptions of the subject.
This report, developed by Children 1st's Safeguarding in Sport Service, presents the findings from a survey of children and young people's experiences of spectator behaviour and the impact of poor behaviour on them.
Help and advice about how to deal with parents or spectators harassing referees.This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities with children and young people including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.