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My name is Brent Peterson and I’m on this journey too.

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Best Advice

  • Do your team research. All teams are not the same.
  • Parents need to stop complaining so much. The girls pick up on it and start complaining too, and that can damage their chances of making a good impression on coaches and recruiters.
  • Always strive to have your daughter play at the highest competition level for her that maintains fun in the game, with teammates that have similar end goals.
  • Teach your child to be a team player. Teach them that hard work and dedication is the key to success in life and in sports.
  • Parents need to fully commit as well. Have seen too many good committed players not get the support at home and they never fully realize their potential.
  • Watch travel ball team practices and games before committing.
  • Too often parents hold a child's talent┬áback selecting a team with the most friends.
  • If your child is passionate about the game and is talented, encourage her to take chances on teams that will better herself.
  • Figure out what your child's goals are. Then judge her talent unbiased. This should help you decide what level of play/team she needs to be on.
  • Ask to be a guest player at a tournament or at a practice, or just simply watch different teams play their games.
  • Focus on developing kids as a whole, not just in the area of softball talent. Spend time focusing on character development first.

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