The Ball’s in Your Court: Can Civility and Sports Coexist?

Event Details

  • Date:
  • Venue: HCLS Miller Branch
  • Address:
      9421 Frederick Rd
      Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
  • Venue: HCLS Miller Branch

Joe-EhrmannThanks to our amazing panel for a fascinating discussion exploring teamwork, leadership, role models, sportsmanship, and competition. The panel, moderated by NPR’s Korva Coleman, included:

  • former NFL star (and Baltimore Colt) Joe Ehrmann, author of InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives,
  • sports psychology expert Amanda Visek from George Washington University,
  • Mt. Hebron High School Athletics and Activities Manager Jeannie Prevosto, and
  • Winston DeLattiboudere III, a student athlete from Howard High School.
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Additional Resources:

“I Wish My Parents…” videos by HCPSS student athletes

“Helping Kids Lose” by Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson

“What is Sportsmanship?” by Michael Josephson

FUNMAPS-dimensions and determinants by importance report summary by Amanda Visek, PhD