My life has revolved around sport for as long as I can remember, and remains to be. As I approach graduation next month, I aspire to work in athletics at the collegiate or high school level. In addition, I hope to one day be a head varsity basketball coach at the high school level. No matter where life post-graduation takes me, I plan on coaching at some point in my life. Throughout my life, I have had various coaches that have had an impact on who I am and who I plan to be when I become a coach
“shaped” with the ideal of kalos kai agathos, "beautiful and good”. In order to achieve both of those aspects, they needed to exercise both the brain and the body. So, in Ancient Greek schools, educators taught children academic subjects such as Philosophy,
members were authorize to act in “loco parentis” (e.g., Latin for in place of a parent). They “were not only charged with achieving the academic mission of their college but also expected to manage the seemingly inconsequential at the time social, athletic, and co-curricular lives of students” (Schuh, Jones, Harper, and Associates, 2011, p. 61).
expects those with exceptional athletic and intellectual gifts to push themselves to the edge of accomplishment constantly. If these glorified individuals fail or do not achieve the level of success their parents or society expect of them then they are often looked down upon or made to feel inferior. This would only worsen in a society where parents handpicked traits they hope will predetermine their children's particular set of skills or behaviors. Harvard philosophy professor Michael J. Sandel writes
attended McGill University in Quebec, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education. During his time there he participated in Canadian football, soccer, and gymnastics. Naismith would go on to teach at McGill and serve as their director of athletics. After some time there, he then moved to Springfield, Massachusetts in 1890 where he would teach at the YMCA International Training College. George Laughead states that it was here, in Springfield, where Naismith was
History of Baseball “King of the sports”, that is referred to nowadays as Baseball. The British museum in London displays a game played with a bat and a ball from over 2000 years ago in ancient Egypt; this may be the trace of the origins of baseball. In the 14th century there were games played in Romania that recalls baseball; but there is no evidence. However in the 18th century in England, a game began to be played; baseball. Baseball, running games, cricket and rounders were folk games back in