Sports Done Right Overview of the Initiative Proposal to Congress University of Maine’s Center for Sport and Coaching 350 Maine Student-Athletes contributed to this Report Sports Done Right The Strategy and Design of the Report
“HighlightingSports Done Right are Core Principles and Core Practices that describe healthy sports programs for young student-athletes. Further, the report identifies certain practices and behaviors such as Out-of-Bounds, calling for their elimination from the arena of school sports.”
Having acknowledged the prominence of sports in our nation and our state, we need to acknowledge a concern with how we conduct school sports. Can we serve our student-athletes better? Is there a way to describe healthy school sports? Is there an urgency to make some corrections?
“It’s almost like a town’s mentality is tied into how the sports teams do. We’re only in high school, not professional athletes. This is a learning experience for us and we’re doing it because we enjoy it.”
Falmouth High School/Wheaton College