"Every youth football coach should follow this comprehensive recipe for successful coaching."
-Edward Palmer, author of Getting Started Sports Books
Coaching youth football is a great way to support your child's athletic career, but without the right tools it can quickly turn into a demanding second career. With over nine years of youth coaching experience, author Chris Tateo leads you through the intricacies of the sport and shows you how to coach creatively in The Competitive Parent: The Ethics of Coaching Youth Football.
Written for parents and coaches whose children participate in youth football, this guide answers a multitude of questions about the sport and shows you how to teach your children to be team players. It also gives you the tools to put together a winning football team. Tateo covers diverse topics such as:
- Dealing with overzealous parents
- Evaluating team talent
- Creating a positive environment
- Teaching sportsmanship
- Making practices productive
Tateo also delves into football's key concepts and reveals how to develop practices that will incorporate the fundamentals in a fun and challenging way. If you're passionate about becoming a youth football coach, let The Competitive Parent direct you every step of the way!