I may not be a coach however I still attend every game cheering on every child as if they were my own. I may not be a coach however I attend every training session arriving before and leaving way after collecting subs, taking messages and helping sort kits etc.
I spend hours watching other peoples children play football when my own are not even playing. I have lost count on the amount of times that our family life has come second – late night calls, rushed dinners as my partner has to leave to go to league meetings, attending parent evenings on my own as it clashes with training. Read more about I am not a Coach. I am a Grassroots Coaches partner and a parent. …
First aider, counsellor, lace tier but most of all their friend,
Someone they look up to, forever remembered when one day this will end.
High fives, clapping and encouragement, Now that’s what we want to see,
Not shouting from the sidelines undermining me.