Preparing For Problematic Parents – Download

Most parents associated with high school athletics programs are supportive and willing to do whatever it takes to see their child and the team succeed. But when those few problematic parents pop up, they can alter the course of your entire program. In “Preparing For Problematic Parents,” Dr. David Hoch, CMAA, author of Coach And Athletic Director’s A.D.ministration column, explores the best proactive methods for athletic directors to keep difficult parents at bay. Hoch breaks down the details of preseason meetings, the parent handbook, using social media, educating coaches, and developing corrective steps while weaving real-life stories into his rock-solid recommendations.