I’ve played for a long time and there are some people who have stuff you don’t want to let in your car and others whose gear probably smells better than yours. The below link has some nice tips. Certainly a front loader is easier. Another option is to head to a laundromat for washing it in a huge one.
I’m not going to lie, growing up it was mainly guys playing. I figured we were just oriented to having smelly gear. Then I visited a few college locker-rooms. Men’s and Women’s. It isn’t a guy only issue.
Stole this from a post that stole it from a wall….
Your child’s success or lack of success in sports does not indicate what kind of parent you are.
But, having an athlete that is coachable, respectful, a great teammate, mentally tough, resilient and tries their best IS a direct reflection of your parenting.
Article in this week’s NYTimes Magazine citing studies that show that physical activity (sometimes any) can help all kids, not just those with ADHD, be better students when in the classroom. Seems like something @YouthFitnessGuy has said for some time.