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Disability Sport Wales – Parents' code of conduct

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Best practice

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.

In their own words - videos from young people about parental support

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Videos

These clips feature young people talking about the support they've received from their parents and how this has influenced their development in sport. 

Young athletes' perceptions on promoting positive parental behaviour in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Research Type: Research

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.

Enhancing parental involvement in youth sport – recommendations for coaches

Topics: Duty of care Parents in sport Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

Parents play a vital role in youth sport. This guidance aims to help coaches understand, support and educate parents, thereby enhancing parental involvement.

What to look for in a sports club – a charter for parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Tools

Parents can use this leaflet to help choose the right club or activity for their child. It lists the safeguards that sports bodies should have in place to keep children safe.

Improving parent–coach relationships – strategies for coaches

Topics: Duty of care Trips, events and travel Parents in sport Type: Best practice

This guidance provides coaches with helpful strategies to follow to improve and manage potential issues between coaches and parents and build a good relationship.

Parental involvement in sport scenarios

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Tools

These parental behaviour scenarios can be used or adapted by clubs or sports organisations to represent the challenges they may face.

Parents in sport – leaflet for coaches

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This leaflet aims to help coaches achieve positive relationships with parents and carers of young people playing sport.

Positive sports parents – videos for coaches and clubs

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Videos

These short videos aim to help coaches and sports clubs realise the potential of parental involvement and how to best work with parents.

Parental involvement posters for clubs and sports venues

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

Posters for sports clubs and venues to highlight parental involvement in sport.