#1 Rhode Island proposal: Youth sports oversight, or overreach?03-07-2009, 09:21 AM
Oh for F'in sakes!!!
(CNN) -- An overcompetitive parent gets into an argument with a stubborn coach because he thinks his child isn't getting enough playing time -- it's a familiar scene on youth sports fields across America.
Now, a Rhode Island senator wants the state to step in and create a formal outlet for the "concerns and objections" some parents have.
Democratic Sen. John Tassoni Jr. introduced a bill that would create a youth sports oversight council on the state level. The council would act as mediator in disputes between parents of youth athletes and sports officials.May the FORCE be with you!
03-07-2009, 10:12 AM
My idea is better: video the game and send a copy to the parents (who are forbidden to attend). :)
03-07-2009, 12:20 PM
I have an even better idea - remove sports from the schools entirely and allow private clubs to form. Parents want in put - the can give it to the clubs.Stand up for what is right, even if you have to stand alone.
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