Kids fill our fields, running, playing, laughing and learning life lessons. None of it would be possible without parent coaches.
A coach's body language is a deciding factor in whether players aptly receive his or her message.
By far and away the area where we can have the greatest impact is in monitoring for overuse injuries.
In April of 2020, U.S. Soccer added a Mental Health section to its Recognize to Recover Player Health and Safety Program.