A survey* among youth athletes revealed that 84% say at one time they quit a team or wanted to quit. When asked why:
Also, 31% wished adults weren’t watching their games – they said mostly because adults yell too much, are too distracting, make players nervous and put pressure on them to play better and win.
That’s why we ask you, as a someone with a strong influence on our young players’ experience, to take this sports parent pledge and help us make sure that everyone has a fun, enjoyable i9 Sports® Experience!
* Source: 2012 i9 Sports Association, national survey of children, ages 8-14, who play team sports.