Nightmare Sports Parent?

May 07, 2014

"The ride home from games with my parents."

Athletes commonly rank this as their worst sports memory.

It's one reason why 75% of kids stop playing sports by age 13.

Are you the nightmare sports parent? 

Don't be so quick to answer "no" to this question.

What should you say during the car ride to and from games?

Proactive Coaching, LLC researchers have uncovered the answer.

"I love to watch you play."

College athletes (part of the 25% that actually continue on past age 13) reported this statement amplified their joy for playing sports.

An athlete's longevity in sports may hinge in your words.

What will you say today?