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Parents overly involved or drawing undue attention to themselves during their child’s lacrosse activities may need to pause. They could be damaging their kid’s experience and eliminating opportunities before they even begin, especially in the college recruiting process for high school players.
“I will not recruit kid whose parent is a psycho,” John’s Hopkins women’s coach Janine Tucker said. “We’ve done that — stopped recruiting a talented kid because we knew her parents would drive us nuts for four years.”
Janine Tucker @HopkinsLacrosse: "I won't recruit a kid whose parent is a psycho" http://t.co/MGJlasZuLE pic.twitter.com/kcKo6syIw9— US Lacrosse (@USLacrosse) March 13, 2014
Janine Tucker @HopkinsLacrosse: "I won't recruit a kid whose parent is a psycho" http://t.co/MGJlasZuLE pic.twitter.com/kcKo6syIw9
Tucker offered these tips for parents to engage positively in their child’s lacrosse experience:
US Lacrosse believes it’s imperative that parents stay educated on the issues trending in our sport. Read the full seven-point check for parents in Lacrosse Magazine’s March issue, and visit the Parents section for more resources.
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