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Your role as a parent doesn't have to be confined to standing on the touchline or sitting in the crowd watching your children in action.

Sports clubs are always looking for parents to get involved. From a range of things from coaching to catering, there's a positive way you can help your child's team.

You can stand on the touchline getting cold and wet, or you can get your kit on and keep warm. Before you know it, you're on a course and then you're writing training session plans.
- Jim Close, coach

Pupils put politician through his paces!
MP Alun Pugh discovers how mums and dads at a north Wales primary school are leading by example.
You can make a difference too
BBC Sport's Unsung Hero award winner, Nobby Woodcock, explains how he started a football club in South Wales.
Scott Gibbs wants parents to pitch in
Rugby legend Scott Gibbs wants to see more of YOU getting in on the sporting action.
It doesn't take an expert
Volunteer Daisy Redman says parents are perfectly qualified to help kids get active
How to volunteer
Not sure how to get involved? We've got some helpful advice on how you can get started.
Volunteering opportunities
Some helpful contacts on organisations looking for new volunteers.
The glamour side of volunteering
Commonwealth Games volunteer Sandy Butcher explains that volunteering isn't just about slicing the oranges.
Fun on the touchline
Are you a good football parent? A new FA initiative will set you on the way to being more supportive to your children
Under pressure
Although children are now more confident about their involvement in sport, they feel more pressure about not being good enough.

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