Friday March 27 | Youth Sports and the LawMarch 26, 2009 at 1:33 pm | Posted in Coming Up | 2 Comments
As popularity in youth sports programs rise dramatically, so does verbal and physical abuse of young athletes. Stories have emerged of punitive practice sessions and the denial of water, with sometimes fatal results. Lawsuits are becoming more common and advocates are calling for more oversights of youth sports. We’ll look at this growing controversy, the drive to win and how it may be harming our children.
Brooke de Lench – Editor, MomsTeam.com and Author of Home Team Advantage
Dr. Thomas Appenzeller – Assoc. Professor, Sport Management, Wingate University and Author of Youth Sport and the Law