Being the coach of your son’s team is a dream of many a dad. It can be a nightmare without the proper expectations.
When his son’s soccer career ended, this dad discovered new obstacles they could navigate through a running event.
Before coaching your own child and his sports teams, consider time commitment, your knowledge of the sport … and dealing with other parents.
I’m an expert in every sport. Which is really great because I have to tell my kid what to do when the ball does something.
My son would often return from youth soccer practices bewildered and sad. His teammates chastised him for making mistakes. The coach would appear right before the practice and disappear immediately after. I was livid.
Soccer parents get caught up in the excitement of a championship … and take it their frustrations on the winning team’s players.