Are you one of THOSE sports parents? All too often, we lump sports parents into one large category based on the behaviors of a few. Skye Eddy Bruce joins us to explain that not all parents are that way and the key to creating a better sports experience may be found with engaging parents more effectively.

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 Show Notes

6:20 Soccer Parenting is the PTA of Youth Soccer

9:00 When a coach should “open the door” and when a coach should “close the door”

14:30 How do coaches establish trust with parents?

26:30 Lessons from The Soccer Parenting Summit

31:45 The four cornerstones of culture

41:30 The fears parents have


About Skye Eddy Bruce

Skye Eddy Bruce, a former Collegiate and Youth All-American, Professional Player, Collegiate and Youth Coach and Camp Director, the Soccer Parenting Association aims to educate, engage, support and advocate for youth soccer parents.

Skye understands there is a lot of room for growth and improvement in the youth game and believes that parents are the missing link when it comes seeing this growth and improvement become a reality. Skye has put together an amazing group of youth soccer and performance experts who regularly participate with, the Parent Education Platform brought to you by the Soccer Parenting Association (


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