Everything you need to ensure your child succeeds in sport and in life

'the sporting parent' author

Nathan Parnham

  From Nathan Parnham, established Strength & Conditioning Coach, comes a no holds barred ‘go to manual’ to help you navigate your way through the confusing world of kids’ sport.


‘This is a book the Australian youth sporting landscape has been crying out for. It provides the framework for your child’s lasting success and lifelong sporting participation.’

Matthew Jay (Strength and Conditioning Coach — West Tigers Rugby League
Football Club)

Nathan Parnham is a strength and conditioning specialist located in Brisbane, Australia. His career spans close to two decades in working in both amateur and professional sport. This includes the Parramatta Eels (NRL), Australian Women's 7s, and setting up several successful high school athletic development programs throughout Australia. In doing so he has proven his worth and versatility being one of the select few to not only progress into elite professional sport but do so across both genders.

Awarded ‘Development Coach of the Year’ by The Australian Strength and Conditioning Association in 2021

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Hi! I'm Nathan

Chris Pappas (Head of Sport Science/ Strength and Conditioning- Sydney FC)

The Sporting Parent is a must have for parents, coaches, educators and anyone involved in youth sport across the country.’

Nathan Kiely (Physical Performance Coach- Cricket NSW)

The Sporting Parent sings to me all the way through. It is extremely well written, gets to the point concisely, is easy to understand and absolutely hits the nail on the head of youth sport over and over again!’.

Grant Jenkins (Director- Propel Perform)

‘Regardless of how successful your child is in their sport, every (sporting) parent
should read this book.’

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From schools, sporting organisations, to local clubs every space is different. The commonality is the desire to produce the best opportunity for this generation and our kids. Understanding this and the varying contexts is imperative to producing success. Nathan's experience combined with his sincerity and the dynamic ability to relate on all levels in the development space through to professional sport cements him as a highly sort after speaker.

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