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Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting

Doyle, Daniel E. (Book - 2008 )
Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting
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For the last eight years, Dan Doyle,founder and executive director of the Institute for International Sport, and parenting expert Deborah Doermann Burch have researched The Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting. The Encyclopedia offers prescriptive advice on virtually every issue that confront parents of young athletes of all ages. The research has encompassed an extensive array of surveys with a wide variety of individuals and groups, including present and former athletes; parents and grandparents; non-athletes - and a special survey conducted with 500 highly successful individuals on their views of sport. In his capacity as Distinguished Lecturer for the NCAA Foundation, Doyle has interacted with thousands of student-athletes at the nearly 100 schools at which he has spoken over the last eight years. Subjects include detailed chapters on issues such as "Playing for a Demanding Coach," "The Unparalleled Value of Team," and "Should My Child Play on a Travel Team?" The text has been reviewed by over 60 distinguished individuals, all of whom have experience in either sports parenting or education.
Authors: Doyle, Daniel E., 1949-
Title: Encyclopedia of sports parenting
Publisher: Kingston, R.I. : Hall of Fame Press, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xvi, 477 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Burch, Deborah Doermann
ISBN: 9780977624010
Statement of Responsibility: Dan Doyle with Deborah Doermann Burch
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Sports for children Psychological aspects Encyclopedias. Sports for children Coaching Encyclopedias. Parent and child Encyclopedias.
Topical Term: Sports for children
Sports for children
Parent and child
LCCN: 2007049094
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