TITLE

INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS: A Character-Building PRIVILEGE

AUTHOR(S)
Lumpkin, Angela; Stokowski, Sarah
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2011, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance for coaches to model and teach character traits to athletes who participated in interscholastic sports. Coaches are encouraged to exemplify fairness, teach athletes to place the team ahead of the individual, and instill self-discipline. In helping athletes to develop character, there is a need for coaches to model integrity. Through helping athletes in prioritizing academic work, they can become productive members of society.
ACCESSION #
59575315

 

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