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Thursday, February 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dealing with Difficult Parent in School Sports

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One of the greatest challenges in athletic opportunities for students is parents who challenge the coach's effort to build a positive educational environment using sport as the vehicle. This workshop looks at the common things items that make parents unhappy, and explores various ways to open and strengthen lines of communication to develop a partnership with parents and mitigate their concerns. Attendees will take away ideas for parent engagement, as well as tools and resources to assist in the communication process with parents. Attendees will also discuss a series of challenging scenarios to develop their own sense of best practices for situations that may arise.


Heather Bartling

Heather is currently in her 3rd year as Vice Principal and Athletic Director at Frank Maddock High School. As a currently presenter of the Canadian Athletic Administrators Association, Heather has had the opportunity to present numerous leadership training courses for Athletic Directors... Read More →

Kelle Hansen

Kelle has been an Athletic Director in the North Central Zone for the last 23 years. Throughout teaching and coaching within the school, her goal has always been to give student athletes the best posible experience and to promote the concepts and ideals of educational athletics as... Read More →

Thursday February 6, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST
ECC: Salon 1 9797 Jasper Ave
  Physical Education / Éducation Physique  Admin / Leadership
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 50
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Tags English