Soccer & Basketball
“They benefit developmentally in terms of building self-confidence and self-esteem and the ability to problem-solve; they develop socially in that they build relationships with students and teachers and parents that can act as resources for them in terms of their academics,” ...B. Broh, an assistant professor of sociology at Wittenberg University in Ohio, published a study in 2002 in Sociology of Education.
Note: All volunteers (coaches, assistant coaches, etc.) who have substantial contact with students and are involved in our athletic programs, are required to participate in an annual education program on child abuse. Training and retraining must be done yearly. See our Child Protection Policy.