Category Archives: CHILD ATHETE ABUSE SYNDROME

SPORTS’ ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES ARE TOO HIGH

Sports, recreation and exercise (SRE) adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are too high. A physician, I have also been trained and certified, during my retirement, to teach physicians and their office staff about Child Abuse Recognition (Education, CARE), but my interest, expertise and past experiences have directed my attention and advocacy to Sports, Recreation and Exercise […]

SPEAK UP PROTECT ABUSED KID ACT DIED IN CONGRESS

It appears irresponsible authorities are content to let Coaches be blind-sided by litigation and Child Athletes Abused, rather than attempt to educate the Athletic Community and Coaches with “an ounce of prevention preventing unfortunate pounds of cure.” Instead, money driven “win-at-all-costs” Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) philosophy triumphs over sanity, reasonableness and good judgement, regarding […]

COACHES ARE TRADITIONALLY ROLE MODELS, NOT ABUSIVE

“Football coaches traditionally serve as role models, who teach students the value of discipline, competitiveness and sportsmanship,” Walton County (Fl) Sheriff Michael Adkinson said, after charges against Football Coach Barron were brought. “Mr. Barron’s actions go far beyond the toughness expected in football.” [High school coach charged with child abuse, Santa Rosa Beach, Fl, Freedom […]

REPORT CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE SYNDROME TO CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES OR YOUR COUNTY ATTORNEY

POWELL, Tenn. — “A Tennessee high school football coach has been suspended amid an investigation into whether he unnecessarily put students at risk of injury. “John Allen, the head coach at Powell High School, is on administrative suspension from coaching pending the outcome of the investigation, according to a statement released Friday by Knox County […]

DOCTOR ARRESTED FOR FAILING TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE

[Doctor arrested after allegedly failing to report child abuse, July 22, 2014, KTSM News Channel 9 El Paso, Las Cruces, Juarez] • It’s about time that Doctors learn by example that they can be punished for not doing their Duty to Children and abiding by the law. • Doctors are Mandated Reporters; required by law […]

LEGAL CONSENT TO PARTICIPATE IN SPORTS

Consent to participate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) can only be legally given by parents, guardians and athletes for Reasonably Foreseeable Dangers: • “Parents and Guardians cannot give legal consent for Child Athletes to participate in (SRE) → result in Serious Physical, Psychological Injuries, Death, Sexual Abuse and/or Human Rights Violations • That consent […]

TRAEGER’S PURPOSE OF SPORT

The New Prioritized Purpose Of Sport By Oregon Head Football Coach Randy Traeger: “To use all youth sports activities primarily as a context to teach virtue: “To teach our youth about virtuous concepts such as humility, faith, hope, love, courage, discipline, leadership, work ethic, empathy, thankfulness, and more. “To teach our youth that just like […]

MEDICAL DECISIONS FOR CHILD ATHLETES

“College and high school athletes pose additional problems, when medical and surgical decisions are made on their behalf. “Persons under the age of 18 are legally able to make their own medical decisions only in certain situations established by state law. Most states allow minors to consent to treatment for substance abuse, communicable diseases, pregnancy, […]

CRIMINAL COURT FOR CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE ABUSE, CRUELTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR THE COACH SUPERVISOR AKA CARETAKER TO HAVE SEXUAL CONTACT WITH CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETES AND UNLAWFUL TO BE CRUEL, PHYSICALLY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY ENDANGER, MALTREAT AND VIOLATE THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETES Everyone knows accidents happen while participating in Sports, Recreation and Exercise. Serious Injuries and Deaths that occur […]

ASHLEY COOPER BASKETBALL ATHLETE FILES SUIT HOLY CROSS

Holy Cross women basketball athlete, Ashley Cooper, 20, transferred to NYU this year and filed a lawsuit that alleges that Holy Cross women’s basketball coach Bill Gibbons verbally, emotionally and physically abused her. Suit names Cooper, athletic director Richard Regan Jr., and associate athletic director Ann Zelesky as defendants. [ Read the suit John F. […]