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Andrew Beaven

How to manage parents's expectations?

How do you manage the parent who expects his child (it is almost always the father, in my experience, at least) who wants his child to move up to the next age-group, or to be set to work harder on drills, when the coach believes the child would be better off practicing and playing with others of the same age?'I'm the coach and I know best' won't work - 'I know my child better than you, and

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