The key is to keep the kids’ attention, which isn’t always easy. If you have chosen a drill that clearly has them bored, switch up to plan B.
After receiving the fourth email that said my son would not have a soccer team unless one of the parents coached, I once again unsuccessfully tried to convince my husband he should volunteer.
Sure, he was a star college track athlete who had broken some records in his time, but it was mainly because he is such a patient, kind person who I have always known was destined to coach. But he refused no matter how hard I tried. And tried. Finally, I said either he needs to coach these 5- and 6-year-old boys or else I would!
Tag(s): Issues and Advice