How parents are killing youth sports

How parents are killing youth sports

The Canadian magazine MacLean’s has a disturbing, though not altogether surprising, article about the corrosive influence of parents on youth hockey. Although the article focuses on Canada’s national sport, it’s equally applicable to soccer and other sports in this country. In my experience as a coach, parents completely lacking the tiniest shred of perspective are by far the biggest reason kids quit sports.


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