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Each week we connect you with the top minds in sport, coaching, leadership, and creating championship programs so you can take your athletes and teams to the next level.

Apr 8, 2018


Are you one of THOSE sports parents? All too often, we lump sports parents into one large category based on the behaviors of a few. Skye Eddy Bruce joins us to explain that not all parents are that way and the key to creating a better sports experience may be found with engaging parents more effectively.


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Show Notes

6:20 Soccer Parenting is the PTA of Youth Soccer

9:00 When a coach should “open the door” and when a coach should “close the door”

14:30 How do coaches establish trust with parents?

26:30 Lessons from The Soccer Parenting Summit

31:45 The four cornerstones of culture

41:30 The fears parents have



About Skye Eddy Bruce

Skye Eddy Bruce, a former Collegiate and Youth All-American, Professional Player, Collegiate and Youth Coach and Camp Director, the Soccer Parenting Association aims to educate, engage, support and advocate for youth soccer parents.

Skye understands there is a lot of room for growth and improvement in the youth game and believes that parents are the missing link when it comes seeing this growth and improvement become a reality. Skye has put together an amazing group of youth soccer and performance experts who regularly participate with, the Parent Education Platform brought to you by the Soccer Parenting Association (

Get in Touch

Twitter: @SoccerParenting

Facebook: SoccerParenting

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