Hockey Parent Confidential

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Hockey Parent Confidential

Post by Caledonia Fan » Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:58 pm

Good read from the National Post LOL

http://news.nationalpost.com/features/h ... nfidential




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Re: Hockey Parent Confidential

Post by Oglethorp » Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:40 pm

I found what the coach said in the second half of the tape most interesting. He touches on the backroom deals that do happen from minor atom to minor midget. The types of hockey parents he mentions in the first half are in the open and seen in arenas everywhere and eventually their child becomes a "parent cut" , but some do get adversely affected to make room for the kid who has a parent willing to pay a financial bribe or the mom willing to do sexual favors to secure their child a spot or secure better ice time or get placed on a draft list. It isn't rampant but it does happen and it does cause more damage to a team than the parent misconduct in the stands that everyone sees
The Simon Cowell of the GOJHL.

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