Parent Education

Being a successful youth sports parent requires some work.  We are here to help!

One of the primary factors contributing to our lack of adequate player development and countless players dropping out of the game is the lack of knowledge and perspective by parents on very important topics.

If you are a youth soccer parent, regardless of the level or future of your child in the game, you need to actively seek information about important topics related to your child's success and happiness on the soccer fields.  

Simply put, youth soccer will improve when parents get more education on important topics related to sports parenting and athlete development. 

At Soccer Parenting our content is divided into 6 CATEGORIES with a range of important topics covered:


  • Long Term Athlete Development
  • Common Injuries & Return to Play
  • Injury Prevention
  • Growth and Its Effects on Performance
  • Relative Age Effect

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  • Pro
  • College
  • ECNL
  • GA
  • ODP
  • Player Pathways
  • Talent Identification


  • Communication
  • Expectations
  • Playing Time
  • Tryouts
  • Sense of Community
  • Coach Education


  • Motivation
  • Growth Mindset
  • Game Day Preparation
  • Handling Mistakes
  • Anxiety
  • Athlete Identity
  • Mental Performance
  • Mindfulness


  • Laws of the Game
  • Systems of Play
  • Technical Development
  • Tactics and Principles of Play
  • Developing a Soccer IQ


  • Pre and Post Game Conversations
  • Soccer Parent Values
  • Sideline Behavior
  • Effective Coach-Parent Relationships
  • Tournament Preparations
  • Handling Crazy Soccer Parents
  • Life Lessons

The is our one-of-a-kind Parent Education Platform that tackles all of these important topics for parents – and much more. Become a member and have access to hundreds of interviews, articles, courses, videos and more.

We also offer in person and web-based parent education. To learn more, visit our Speaking Page.