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The Parent Connection - May

Volume 3 | Issue 5 | May 2015 | Archive
Exclusive Interview with St. Louis Cardinals Manager, Mike Matheny, Author of The Matheny Manifesto... A Must-Read for Little League® Parents
In 2008, some local parents approached current St. Louis Cardinals manager, Mike Matheny about coaching their youth baseball team the following spring. One night, he wrote a long letter to the parents outlining guidelines and rules that would have to be in place if he were to manage the team, a team that would include his ten-year-old son. The letter began...Dear Fellow Parents: I’ve always said I would coach only a team of orphans. Why? Because the biggest problem in youth sports is the parents. Read More
Tournament Season Is Closer Than You May Think
Capture Lifelong Little League® Memories
5 Ways Little League® Supports Parents
More Stories
Concession Stand Contest
In April, we launched the new Concession Stand Contest. Be sure to send us a photo of your Concession Stand menu, and answers to... What makes your Concession Stand special? What is your favorite story from your years working at the Concession Stand? What local cuisine is a fan favorite at your Concession Stand? Click here for more information.

District Tournament Stories and Photos
While the big prize may be a trip to a Little League® World Series, you can’t get there without winning your District. The District Tournament is a unique experience because it expands local play, but players may be familiar with others from nearby leagues. That adds a friendly competition to the mix. We want to hear your “Road to Districts” stories. As you get ready for Tournament Season, share those photos and details of your unique journey to the District Tournament by sending them to media@LittleLeague.org.
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The Parent Connection - May 2015 - Archive