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Beyond the Scoreboard: Examining Teamwork, Tension, and Triumph in High School Athletics John P. Steltz

Beyond the Scoreboard: Examining Teamwork, Tension, and Triumph in High School Athletics

John P. Steltz

Published October 15th 2010
ISBN : 9781936400027
Paperback
270 pages
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Beyond the Scoreboard is a must-read for anyone involved with high school sports. John Steltz is able to use his extensive experience and knowledge as a basketball coach to show readers what the world of prep sports is really like, and what needs toMoreBeyond the Scoreboard is a must-read for anyone involved with high school sports. John Steltz is able to use his extensive experience and knowledge as a basketball coach to show readers what the world of prep sports is really like, and what needs to be changed to make it a more rewarding experience for players, coaches, parents, and administrators.-Scott Venci, Sports reporter, Green Bay Press-Gazette Who is responsible for the healthy development of a positive sense of self-worth in high school student-athletes?What are the overall purposes of high school athletics?When will the landscape of high school athletics regain its primary function as a learning environment?Where do high school athletics fit in the 21st Century learning experience?Why has the value of high school athletics become increasingly misaligned?How can parents, coaches, and administrators work together to ensure athletic programs enrich the lives of student-athletes in an increasingly competitive environment?Beyond the Scoreboard provides insight for parents, coaches, and administrators into the current landscape of high school athletics in which over half of all high school students in the United States participate. The revealing real life scenarios used to demonstrate important concepts creates spiritual and passionate tones to build credibility and engage readers.A useful, realistic guide for high school coaches, parents of high school athletes, and high school administrators, Beyond the Scoreboard examines proper strategies that develop and maintain healthy athletic programs in high school.Beyond the Scoreboard must be used as a tool for athletic directors and high school coaches to generate effective mission statements promoting the development of a positive sense of self-worth in high school student-athletes.The mission statement will better equip administrators and coaches to handle tensions and triumphs that are an inevitable part of the high school athletics landscape.