Few people are aware that Indiana University (IU) missed out on a once in a lifetime opportunity. A young Larry Bird started his college career at Indiana University, yet he transferred to Indiana State University where he laid the foundation for what allowed him to become one of the top 50 NBA players of all time. IU failed to recognize the importance of developing rapport with Larry Bird’s parents.
Learning strategies to maintain a winning relationship with parents can help coaches get the most out of their athletes’ potential and avoid the loss of impact or potential impact players. This course teaches coaches how to be on the winning side of relationships with parents.