Skye Eddy Bruce is the founder of the Soccer Parenting Association, an organisation with a mission of 'inspiring players by empowering parents'.
A former professional player, Skye has coached extensively in the youth and collegiate context, she is also a sought after Coach & Parent Educator and Club Consultant.
In this conversation we discuss the ways that coaches can develop strong relationships with players and parents. Skye explains a framework that she uses to support the creation of positive connections through the '4 dimensions of a 'sense of community''.
This is a fascinating conversation full of fascinating insight into the key relationships between coaches, parents and athletes.
Updated: Nov 17, 2020
Being the 'guide by the side' with your children is really hard. You are supporting them with making decisions and encouraging them to make choices and you don't want to be imposing your dreams on them. In this video I share an approach that I took with one of my kids that has been bearing fruit (so far).
Richard Shorter (AKA Non Perfect Dad) is back to help me celebrate 'Parents In Sport Week'.
I am also extremely excited to announce that Richard and I have created a new course called 'Conversations 4 Growth' which is designed to support parents to navigate the complexity of supporting and guiding young people through their sporting journey.
The course comprises of a series of conversations between Richard and myself exploring a challenging discussion topic facing parents interacting with sporting young people. It features...
Eleven-full length, in-depth videos of crucial conversations
Tried-and-tested advice that understands that every family, every situation is different
Forums to share and learn from other parents
132 ways to find better solutions for your parenting struggles
Bonus video covering how to get the most from the conversation videos
Here is a sneak preview of the course just to give you a sense of what we cover...
Talent Equation subscribers can get an exclusive discount for the course by clicking the link below...
In this podcast episode we cover a LOT of ground...
A sneak preview into some of the course content...
Why most parent engagement is the equivalent of 'cones and drills' or 'beige food at parties'
Actionable steps to create a more inclusive and engaging environment for parental engagement
The 'Iceberg approach' to tackling challenging parental behaviours
Using Professor Jeff French's behaviour change framework to support parental engagement - how to use a 'firm nudge'
Hope you enjoy