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Basketball Coaching - Parent Meeting

Having a parent meeting at the beginning of the season is a key component of having a successful basketball season.

Below is a list of topics you could discuss with your parents.

Introductions

Coaching Philosophy

Goals for the season

When to arrive before practice or games

Playing time expectations

Can a parent approach the coach to discuss playing time. (A lot of coaches want the players themselves to talk to coach first)

Is there a 24 hour rule. The amount of time after a game that is required before a parent approaches a coach.

Coaches, parents, and teams conduct expectations during games and towards referees.

Team parent volunteers ?
 
Inherent dangers of the game (CYA)

Ask parents to notify coach of any health changes in the athletes

Question and answer period