Gordon MacLelland and Nick Levett discuss some of their experiences around being a parent coach and some of the similarities and differences that this unique role has compared with other coaching roles.
They acknowledge the complexities that the role can bring and the unusual dynamic that can be created, encouraging reflection and sharing some ideas and thoughts on how to make this element of the sporting experience a positive one for parent and child.
You can hear more about this in our brand new product ‘Two Hats’ featuring advice, support and encouragement for all parent coaches including 23 interviews across 14 sports from leading figures in the sporting world.
“It is a great privilege to be part of this project alongside so many leading figures from across the sporting world covering such a wide range of sports. It is certainly enlightening seeing so many similarities across sports in terms of coaching your own child as well as some of the uniqueness that each sporting environment can provide.” Harry Redknapp