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.Download the guidance (PDF)
- Improving parent-coach relationships – strategies for coaches
- Negotiating the post-game conversation – guidance on feedback
- Optimising parental involvement in sport – guidance for parents
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.