Posters alone won’t rein in unruly hockey parents

The Sports Beat

By Jeremy Sandler

Every year 10,000 officials in Canada quit working hockey games, this according to the Canadian Hockey Association’s website. Most cite verbal abuse as the main reason for their departure.

Similarly, there are indications that fewer parents are willing to coach because of the criticism and abuse they must endure from bleacher bum moms and dads unhappy that junior isn’t getting enough playing time. read more

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