Parent Your Best Survey- AthleteFit

The purpose of this survey is to help your club/school/organization better understand the relationship between you and your parents. This will in turn help to better provide resources for your parents to help them be a winning Sports Parent!

No single parent or athlete will EVER be identified, so please be HONEST and TRUTHFUL!
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1. Please select your gender
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2. What is your sport?
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3. What is your age?
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4. Do you ever feel too much pressure to perform from your parents?
5. Do you feel pressure from your parents that you need to earn a college scholarship?
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6. Have your parents ever used guilt or shame as a way to motivate you to the point that you want to quit?
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7. Do one or both of your parents try and act like your coach when they know nothing about your game?
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8. If you could tell your parents how to best support you what would you tell them? (keep your answer to no more than one or two sentences)
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9. Who typically puts more pressure on you when it comes to your performance?
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10. In the past year, have you witnessed a sports parent (yours or any other) use physical or verbal abuse towards another coach, referee, or parent?
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11. How would you BEST describe your relationship with your parents?
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12. Do you feel that at times your parents try to live through you and your participation in sports?
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13. Which of the following best describes your relationship with your parents on a daily basis?
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14. Have your parents ever discussed with you their definition of competition?
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15. Have you ever sat down with your parents and as a family WRITTEN down your family core values?

Examples of core values are honestly, trust, hard work, teamwork, respect, etc.
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16. How many nights per week do you get to have a 'sit down' family dinner with your entire family?
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17. Have either of your parents ever encouraged you to bend the rules when you felt like that might not be the right thing to do?
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18. When it comes to playing your sport, do you experience the love from your parents as...
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19. In the past year, have you ever felt that either of your parents have withheld love from you due to a poor performance?
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20. Which best describes your parents communication style?
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21. To your knowledge, have your parents ever had a parenting coach in the same way that you have a sports coach?
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22. After a bad game do either of your parents tend to
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23. Do your parents praise you differently when you play the best game of your life versus when you play a better than average game?
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24. Based on the previous question, which do you actually prefer?
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25. Do your parents tend to focus more on your
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26. Which of the following do your parents tend to focus on the most?
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27. Have your parents ever told you that you were embarrassing to them after a game?
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28. How many fun experiences do you have with your family outside of sport each week?
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29. Which parenting skills do you feel that your parents struggle with the most? (choose up to 3)
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30. Which movie best represents your experience with your family when it comes to your sport?
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