Character and Coaching: Building Virtue in Athletic Programs

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This book offers practical advice, backed both by the author's personal experience as educators and coaches, and by empirical data, on how to create, implement and maintain a character based athletic program. The principles in Character and Coaching can be applied to any level of sports and to participants from all age groups, from elementary gym classes to college football.

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John Yeager is the director of Character, Sport and Health at The Culver Academies in Culver, Indiana, and also serves as a consultant to Boston University's Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character. He has played and coached at the secondary school, college, club and professional levels. In 1996, he was inducted into the New England Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

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I applaud this book! It reclaims the purpose of sport as a vehicle for happiness and character development. -- William Gaine, Director, Massachusetts Athletic Association

It is an invaluable resource to those of us committed to both athletics and education. -- Tom Zierk, Sports Plus, Director

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