5.0 out of 5 stars
providing sad real example of how even much younger athletes still … Aug. 8 2015
By George Stockus
An important read for coaches, teachers, school administrators, government education regulators and sports psychologists.
Anyone associated with sport can appreciate the positive life lessons in hard work and constructive minded coaching. However what happens when lines are crossed, and coaching masked as tough-minded is destructive, abusive? Dr. Fraser explores real life implications of lines crossed and institutional short-comings in addressing such problems. High profile NCAA cases have maybe elevated this conversation some but Dr. Fraser goes further, providing sad real example of how even much younger athletes still endure bad and harmful coaching experiences in high school or club sport levels. Systemically we must do more to protect kids.
Both of his children were among the twelve students who spoke to the Toronto Star.