Parent Education Course

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Education Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to the WhistleNow Parent Education Course. The Parent Course is designed to establish goals for you and your family during the youth sports experience.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is your child playing sports?
  • 2. 
    Here is the results of a 1990 Athletic Footwear Association Survey of over 20,000 kids nation-wide asked, “Why they participate in sports.” 1. To have fun 2. To improve their skills 3. To stay in shape 4. To do something they are good at 5. The excitement of the competition 6. To get exercise 7. To play as part of a team 8. The challenge of the competition 9. To learn new skills 10. To win · Over 65% said they participate in sports to be with friends. · 15% were reluctant to participate · Only 20% want to improve their skills · Winning was LAST.
  • 3. 
    What are 3 things you will do to make this rewarding experience for your child?
  • 4. 
    Please discribe your ideal coach.
  • 5. 
    How should a parent behave at games?
  • 6. 
    What 3 most important things you want the coaches to teach your child? 
  • 7. 
    The focus at the youth level  should be FUN, FUNDAMENTALS, TEAMWORK and SPORTSMANSHIP USA Today and NBC Poll in 1990, published in USA Today September 9, 1990 found that: · 71% of the kids surveyed said they wouldn’t care if no score were kept in their games. · 37% said they wished that no parents would watch them play · 41% said they have awakened in the night worrying about an upcoming game · 51% said that they see other kids act like poor sports frequently
  • 8. 
    How would you handle a situation where you feel your child is being treated unfairly?
  • 9. 
    Please take a moment and tell us something about your child that the Coach should know.
  • 10. 
    Parents Code of Ethics 1.) Parents will accept the standards of good sportsmanship and behavior. 2.) Parents will respect the officials, other coaches, and players at all times. 3.) Parents will learn the rules of the sport, encourage their children to play hard, but fairly and within the rules. 4.) Parents will control their tempers. 5.) Parents will cheer in a positive manner and not yell comments that convey displeasure at players, officials or other coaches. 6.) Parents learn the rules set by the league. 7.) Parents will be a positive role model at all times.
    • A. 

      I AGREE with the Parent Code of Conduct

    • B. 

      I DO NOT AGREE with the Parent Code of Conduct

  • 11. 
    • Remember to click "next" and e-mail your Certificate of Completition to the person in charge of Parent Education.  
    • You can also download your answers and forward them to your childs coach or league administrator.
    This is a special time for everyone involved in youth sports. Enjoy every minute of this wonderful educational experience !
    • Thank You !