AAU? Travel? Elite Team?… what to ask before you register!

For all you Sport Moms!

For the Love of the Game

577139_577490765594258_1021260582_nBefore you sign your child up for that “elite”, “travel”, or “AAU” team, make sure that you ask the right questions up front to help clarify if this team is a good match for your child.

Don’t let prestige or money determine where your child plays, because the reality is, if you are not careful your child may not play at all.  Specialized programs are not governed by the same “rules” that you may be used to from your local recreation program.  While most programs strive to provide an excellent sport opportunity for their participants, there are enough “money makers” and “elitist” programs that should give every parent pause.

Below is a list of some very important questions you should ask program directors and/or coaches before you register your child.

* Does the program ask appropriate medical and emergency information?  tennis

* What is the team policy on playing time?

* What…

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