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Parental Involvement in Youth Sport

Dr Camilla Knight shares her insight and experiences on parents and their influence in sport

Providing examples across a number of sports, Camilla explains:

  • the roles that parents play
  • perceptions of parents in sport
  • parental experiences in sport
  • optimising parental involvement.

Providing examples and tops tips to engage parents, Camilla highlights a number of strategies and approaches that a coach can apply in their own coaching environment.

More on Communicating with Parents

Camilla highlights the benefits of being proactive when communicating with parents.

With WWPIS, we have developed a handy meeting planner, Planning and Hosting Great Parents' Meetings, to help you get started.


Related Resources

  • Encouraging Parents to be Part of the Team

  • Communicating with Parents

  • Building Positive Relationships with Parents


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