Parents are an important part of the player development model. All too often clubs consider parents as someone to ‘deal’ with, but this is a lazy approach to an important part of the long term equation. If we are to truly educate everyone in youth soccer then the parents must also be part of the communication. We hope this area of the website goes a long way towards helping parents navigate the youth sports arena, understanding what is important for players, and how best you can support the players.