What two aspects come to mind when you contemplate what young athletes need from their parents? I’m not sure about you, but the first terms that pop into my head are support and encouragement. Very important, yes; extremely helpful, absolutely.
However, is there more? You bet there is, especially these days.
That’s the topic covered in the article Parenting Athletes in the 21st Century at Weplay Moms where I take these concepts of support and encouragement beyond the superficial.