How can I deal with difficult parents on the sidelines?

 

The question this week comes from Sean:

“Many of the parents in my team are exceptionally vocal, often coaching the players from the sideline and contradicting the ideas that I am working with in my group.  Do you have any advice as to how I can deal with this?”

Additional video & reading

Masterclass Discussion: Building Relationships with Parents – Skye Eddie Bruce, Reed Maltbie.

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Dan Wright
Dan Wright
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dan Wright is a UEFA A licensed academy coach & blogger with experience working at grassroots level through to professional academies in the UK & Africa.
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