Tag Archives: Basketball Parents

16 Rules for Basketball Parents

As both a coach and a father, I want to offer my 16 Rules for Basketball Parents: Parents… you must embrace the fact that this is your child’s journey – not yours. Do not live vicariously through them. Put your focus on being a supportive and encouraging Parents… it’s true. Coaches do play favorites. They favor players who give the ... Read More »

Players’ and Parents’ Codes of Conduct

The following article was shared to us by Mitch Cole from Texas A&M Men’s Basketball. The Codes of Conduct come from Joe Ehrmann’s book, Inside Out Coaching. In case you missed it, check out Coaches’ Code of Conduct. Below are the Codes or Expectations for Parents and Players that participate in their programs. Coaches should meet with parents at least one time before ... Read More »

Developing a Social Media Policy

Better Basketball CEO Rich Czeslawski and Communications Director for the National High School Basketball Coach’s Association, discusses the importance of educating your players about social media and the power of hitting Send. He treats every post like it’s a nationally televised event, knowing that anyone… for the rest of his life… can see it. He warns us not to get a false sense of privacy ... Read More »

Getting Travel Teams and School Teams on the Same Page

Better Basketball CEO Rich Czeslawski and Communications Director for the National High School Basketball Coach’s Association, says the answer to getting your high school and travel teams on the same page is simple: communicate as honestly and as often as possible. In this podcast, Rich advises parents, coaches, and athletes on how to stay connected and how to prevent over-scheduling. If you’re a parent ... Read More »

Hardwood Hustle Podcast: Rules for Basketball Parents

Hardwood Hustle

In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcast, Alan Stein (Stronger Team) and Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio) offer some constructive thoughts to help parents be as supportive as possible and help their child truly enjoy the experience of playing youth and high school basketball. Listen Now     Read More »