HS COACHES SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS TO PARENT CONFLICTS

“In many cases, a parent and coach see an athlete differently and neither ends up satisfied. The situation sometimes intensifies and athletic directors, principals, school board members and superintendents get dragged in.

Administrators can try to smooth things over. But the decision often comes down to supporting their coaches and risk offending a parent, or siding with the parent and cutting the legs out from under their coaches. That decision can make or break a coach’s career.”

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