06: Being a Sports Parent with Chanel Smith

In this episode, Torrey is re-joined by his wife and co-host, Chanel Smith to talk about being a sports mom and sports dad. They discuss the important role sports play in their children’s lives, cultivating a work ethic, and how they have different styles of coaching and parenting young athletes.

  • How involved should a sports parent be? (2:20)
  • Learning how to win, lose, & learn through sports (7:00)
  • What age is too young? (19:40)
  • Teaching a real work ethic through sports (24:30)
  • Torrey’s Take (35:00)

About Trending Thoughts:

Trending Thoughts is a podcast hosted by 2x Super Bowl Champ Torrey Smith that is designed to entertain, spur debate, and to provide new ideas for our community across a variety of topics including sports, news, politics, parenting, and a lot more. Torrey will bring his unique commentary to each episode as we discuss what’s trending, feature guest interviews, and host unique conversations from the casual to the controversial.

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