Enhancing parental involvement in youth sport – recommendations for coaches

Last updated: 20 Apr 2015 Topics: Duty of care Parents in sport Athlete wellbeing

Parents play a vital role in youth sport. Parents in most cases introduce their child or children to sport, transport children to training and competitions, fund equipment and kits, and provide emotional support. 

This guidance (PDF) aims to help coaches understand, support and educate parents, thereby enhancing parental involvement in youth sport.

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For more on this subject, see our guidance on promoting positive parental behaviour on our Parents in sport topic pages.

We also have a section with information specifically for parents and carers.

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