Parents as High Performance Coordinators

A high performance coordinator orchestrates the various disciplines that support athletes – strength and conditioning, sports medicine, sports psychology, sports nutrition, sport coach, sport science. It is quickly becoming a critical position across professional and collegiate sport organizations.

As a parent of youth athletes, you serve as your child’s high performance coordinator, especially as the demand on young athletes continues to grow. I offer these three tips for improved success as your kid’s high performance coordinator: 

  1. Prioritize and control the schedule.
  2. Communicate, communicate, communicate.
  3. Detach emotionally from performance outcomes.

Ultimately your #1 goal as a parent of a young athletes is to do what’s best for your kid. Thinking of yourself as their high performance coordinator to manage it all will better set you and your child up for successful performance.

This episode is sponsored by Carlisle Performance Systems, email duane@coachcarlisle.com for more information.

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