Coach Parenting: Raising Teenagers with Advice from Pro Football’s Greatest Head Coaches


Did you ever wonder why your teenagers listen to their coaches and not to you? It’s because their coaches hold them accountable! Show up on time or get benched! If you want to turn your family into a championship team, take a page out of the playbook of the NFL’s greatest head coaches and start parenting like a coach!

Between the constant texting, crazy sleep habits, insatiable appetites, and pushback at every turn, it’s easy to wonder how you’re going to raise your sons and daughters to be responsible young adults. Grab your clipboard, because Erika Katz has sought the advice of Super Bowl-winning head coaches John Harbaugh, Tom Coughlin, Jimmy Johnson, Hall of Famers Troy Aikman and Howie Long, and so many more! Katz took their coaching advice and developed a parenting technique that is life changing for parents of teenagers. Katz’s unprecedented access to these renowned coaches provides parents with a guide to commanding the respect of their home and getting the whole family to work toward common goals! Through entertaining anecdotes and easy-to-follow tips, Coach Parenting gives parents the tools they need to put their teenage sons and daughters on the path to success!
Erika Katz is a parenting expert regularly featured on The Today Show, Fox News, The Doctors, Access Hollywood, Access Hollywood Live, Inside Edition, NBC News 4 New York, Fox 5 New York, CBS2 New York, PIX11 News, and Telemundo.


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NativeNYC on October 13, 2017 at 3:06 PM.

Perfectly worded and relatable advice for anyone raising a teen or tween Coach Parenting surpasses the category “self help” and sits squarely in the “mandatory reading” column. During our dating years my friends and I read The Rules to try to understand how men think, well Coach Parenting is the no-brainer must-read for all parents, moms AND dads. We need our children’s respect to be effective as parents and this book provides the tools and steps necessary to garner it and enjoy the long-wished for positive behavioral results. In the few days since finishing Coach…

Maury on October 13, 2017 at 3:33 PM.

Great ideas for coaching your family to the victory of happiness. While not a big football fan, I read this book with great interest, as I have 2 teens and one tween, and often talk to my children about being part of a team, and we all need to work together. It is written in such an easy manner that I read it very quickly. This book is chock full of ideas and examples for how I can lead “my team,” as a coach, and not a player, to a wonderful and fulfilling life together, and also that they will hopefully take with them when the time comes to leave the…