So many things to say . . . so many examples off parents acting a fool . . .must resist . . .
On a related topic, once saw a parent (in another sport) "volunteer" to help "in whatever way they could for a few seasons and then, after the team had go used to them and really attached, the parent all but demanded that they be made a coach. Just so happened that a few off their offspring were going to be on the team the next season. Talk about a long con . . .