Parent takes daughter off cheer team, jeopardizing team's chances.

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A parent shares their story of being faced with a difficult decision to pull their daughter from her cheer team before a competition. Their daughter is a gifted cheerleader but also has a severe medical condition. When the coach disregarded her condition and refused to call them when his daughter got sick, the parent decided to find a new team. The decision was met with backlash from the old coach who needed daughter for the upcoming competition. The parent explains their reasoning and seeks judgment on whether they were in the wrong. Read on to find out what happened and to share your opinion.

Dilemma of a parent with a gifted cheerleader and a medical condition.

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Parent removes daughter from cheerleading due to coach's negligence.

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Coach's neglect causes vomiting incident, angers parent

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Coach's response to sick child enrages parent 😡

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Coach's negligence puts child's safety at risk, no remorse shown 🙄

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Finding a new cheer team after being taken off current one.

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Parent pulls daughter from cheerleading team, coach loses it 😱

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Parent refuses to compromise daughter's skills for cheer team's success 💪

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Pulling daughter off cheer team before competition - justified?

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Parent pulls daughter from cheer team, leaves team in jeopardy 😕

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Cheerleading commitment clarified, parent's decision jeopardizes team's chances.

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Concerned parent takes daughter to hospital after cheer injury 🚑

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Determined cheerleader with rare condition fights for her passion 💪

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Juggling work and cheer practice, a parent's dilemma 🤹‍♀️

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Extra time to prepare for new competition 👏

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Mother takes daughter off cheer team after coach endangers her health

A mother takes action after her daughter's coach puts her severe medical condition in jeopardy. Despite being a gifted cheerleader, her coach neglected her medical needs and told her to continue after she threw up. This prompted the mother to pull her daughter out of the team and find a new one. Although her decision affected the team's chances at an upcoming meet, the mother prioritized her daughter's safety. Was her decision justified or should she have waited until after the competition? Read on for reactions and opinions.

NTA for prioritizing your daughter's health over the team's success.

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Consider getting daughter a phone for emergencies, as suggested ❤️

slutforlibraries | slutforlibraries

Parent puts daughter's health first, coach values winning over safety 💪🏼👎🏼

JustheBean | JustheBean

Parent takes daughter off cheer team due to coach's neglect. NTA.

Spotzie27 | Spotzie27

Medical conditions shouldn't stop kids from doing what they love ❤️

Starbeets | Starbeets

Critics argue that the parent is the a**hole for putting their daughter with a medical condition in a dangerous sport and being a stage parent.

dreadrabbit1 | dreadrabbit1

Protecting your child's health over cheerleading? Definitely not the a**hole 🙌

Lumpy_Mix_2605 | Lumpy_Mix_2605

The dangers of highly competitive youth sports programs and the need for meaningful consent.

Sea_Giraffe_6351 | Sea_Giraffe_6351

Gymnastics is intense, but cheer is worse. ESH.

tmdavi9 | tmdavi9

Coach's overworking of children is not acceptable, NTA. 👏

daaaaanica | daaaaanica

Parent defends daughter with medical condition from unsympathetic coach. 🙅‍♀️

chubby-wench | chubby-wench

Debate on children's sports regulation sparks in comments 🤔

0hip | 0hip

Team torn between loyalty and fairness, who's to blame? 🤔

iDick | iDick

Criticism of parent's bragging and decision to pull daughter from team.

GOTisnotover77 | GOTisnotover77

Concerned parent questions cheer team's practice schedule for 10-year-olds. 🤔

setauuta | setauuta

Protecting your daughter is more important than any cheer team 💪🏼

ConsciousExcitement9 | ConsciousExcitement9

Parent prioritizes sick child over cheer team, sparks debate

mylifeisadankmeme | mylifeisadankmeme

Protecting daughter from dangerous cheer coach, NTA wins the day 🤸

0biterdicta | 0biterdicta

Putting safety first ✅: Mother takes daughter off cheer team

NefariousnessGlum424 | NefariousnessGlum424

Putting health first, not performance. 👍

Lanky_Effective5906 | Lanky_Effective5906

Engaging comment by a former cheerleader/coach on negligent coach and safety concerns.

DrawToast | DrawToast

Putting safety over competition: NTA for parent's decision 👍

PrscheWdow | PrscheWdow

Prioritizing daughter's health over cheerleading, NTA. ✨

Phil_PhilConners | Phil_PhilConners

Putting kids in danger for a win?🤔 Parent speaks up

Affectionate-Cup8746 | Affectionate-Cup8746

Protecting daughter's safety should never come second. 🙅‍♀️

MagicMauiWowee | MagicMauiWowee

Parent puts daughter first, coach suffers consequences 🤸‍♀️

chubbywhiteboy420 | chubbywhiteboy420

Putting safety first: Parent takes daughter off cheer team

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Coach's negligence leads to NTA judgement in cheerleading incident 🤸

evelbug | evelbug

Trust in the coach's decision, you made the right call. 👍

dagsdyalikedags | dagsdyalikedags

Parent criticized for jeopardizing cheer team's chances for revenge.

jennylynn0 | jennylynn0

Report the parent! NTA for taking daughter off team 📢

Hennahands | Hennahands

Curious commenter learns about cheerleader's rare condition and treatments.

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Putting your child's well-being first, NTA 👍

mm172 | mm172

Clear communication and liability acceptance make NTA decision fair 🤝

molineskytown | molineskytown

Is competitive cheerleading too extreme? Discussion on intense training methods.

LittleFairyOfDeath | LittleFairyOfDeath

Parent exposes coach's dangerous mindset and gets called out - YTA.

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The daughter's feelings about being pulled out of the competition?

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Concerned commenter calls out dangerous behavior of cheer coach.

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Intense cheerleading isn't for everyone, don't hold her back 👊🏼

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Parent criticized for prioritizing cheer over daughter's health 🤔

Glowoftheparty | Glowoftheparty

📣 Cheer coach agrees: NTA for prioritizing girls' health over team.

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No need to take it too seriously 😅 NTA

mokusiga | mokusiga

Parent's selfishness jeopardizes daughter's cheer team. YTA. 🤦‍♀️

Le_tony7 | Le_tony7

Former cheerleader warns of prioritizing team over health. NTA.

whoiskayci | whoiskayci

Overprotective parent receives YTA judgement, trust your child's judgement 🤔

JoeTheImpaler | JoeTheImpaler

Putting your child's health first always wins. 👍

momxlife | momxlife

Coach's negligence jeopardizes team, parent prioritizes daughter's health 👍

beechaser77 | beechaser77

Putting a child's safety first, a sister's priorities questioned 🤔

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Heartbreaking story highlights importance of prioritizing safety in sports.

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Parent accused of selfishly jeopardizing cheer team's hard work 🤸‍♀️

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Parent criticized for allowing ill child to break team commitment 🤦‍♀️

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