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October 7-13 is Parents in Sport Week

Parents in Sport Week is an opportunity to celebrate the tremendously valuable role that parents play in sport.

From driving kids to practices and games, preparing team snacks, organizing events, and providing a listening and supportive ear, parents play an essential role in supporting children in sport.

For coaches and clubs, Parents in Sport Week is a reminder to inform and involve parents and to build a positive environment where kids, coaches, and parents can thrive.

Photo by Scott Robarts Photography



Read tips on being a great sport parent, and reflect on ways you can support your child’s coach or instructor:

Five Ways to Support Your Child in Sport

How to be a mindful parent when it comes to kids and sports