I Love To Watch You Play!

Sports Parenting

We have learned over the years that not only do the kids need coaching, but a little guidance for our parents has proven to be quite helpful too!  There is no shortage of hockey mom and dad advice out there, and here are a couple of favorites to support your role as a positive sports parent: 

13 Simple Rules for Hockey Parents, ESPN 

Parent Survival Tips from USA Hockey Magazine        

How to be a Successful Youth Sports Parent

What Makes a Nightmare Sports Parent and What Makes a Great One

10 Signs You're a Horrible Sports Parent

 ‘I Love to Watch You Play’ but Not Every Game

Teaching Sportsmanship from the Stands

Children learn best by example, so applaud the good plays of both teams. Do not embarrass your child by yelling at players, coaches or officials. Show a positive attitude toward the game and all of its participants and support the officials on and off the ice. Applaud a good effort in both victory and defeat. Keep it fun for everyone - yourself included.

USA Hockey "Relax it's just a game" campaign