Parents play an important role in a child's athletic development. As parents, you go to great length to both protect your children and give them the best opportunities for success in sports. The USSA has assembled range of resources to help you learn how to help your son or daughter get the most out of their experience in USSA athletic programs.
Parent Tips and Tools
Successful Sport Parenting
Help your child succeed in skiing or snowboarding by becoming a better sports parent using the USSA's Successful Sports Parenting CD-ROM. This resource includes many helpful documents, athlete, coach and parent interviews, and presentations to maximize your relationship with your child, their coach and their club for sporting enjoyment and performance.
This CD-ROM was developed in collaboration with USA Swimming and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association with contributions made by United States Tennis Association and Dan Gould, PhD, Director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, Michigan State University. The information contained in this CD will help parents, clubs and coaches develop a better working relationship enhancing the parent-coach-club sports triangle.
This CD and many other resources for athletes and their families are available at the USSA Education Shop.
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