How do I handle parents?
There are two ways to deal with parents, one ignore them completely or, two totally involve them. The first is fine for you (if you have the steely personality for it) but does not create a very enjoyable experience for your players. The second works to the mutual benefit of everyone. By involving all of the parents, everyone feels connected to the team. It is important that ALL of the parents are included. That shouldn't be difficult there are lots of jobs for everybody. Here are just a few jobs to fill:
There are lots more jobs. Basically, whatever you need to help run the team. All of this will go a long way to providing a memorable baseball experience for the players and their families ... and for you as well. Many tips on how to run your team and create a good relationship with your players' parents can be found in our DVD program, HOW TO COACH BASEBALL TO KIDS. The entire contents of the video is is available online at www.CoachBaseball.info to anyone who subscribes to the site or purchases the DVD.