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Professor Abrams Writes About How High School Coaches Can Fight Racism Among Players and Fans

Since 2011, Professor Doug Abrams has written nearly 300 essays on New York-based www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading youth sports websites. Several of these essays – including his most recent one – concern societal issues in sports. His most recent essay – “High School Coaches Teaching About Racism” – concludes “that words and actions can sting, that interscholastic athletes…

Prof. Abrams Writes About Sports for Children With Disabilities, and About Countering Fans’ Verbal Bigotry During School Games

Since 2011, Professor Douglas E. Abrams has written nearly 250 essays on New York-based www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading youth sports websites. Several of these essays – including his two most recent ones – concern societal issues in sports. The first recent essay, Trends in Sports: Giving ALL Kids a Chance to Participate and Have Fun, explains how youth…

Professor Abrams: “Women as Boys’ Varsity Coaches”

For the past ten years, Professor Douglas E. Abrams has written nearly 300 essays for leading youth sports websites. In a recent essay, he urges public high schools and middle schools to “consider, and indeed encourage, head coaching and assistant coaching applications from women as well as men.” Consideration and encouragement should extend to boys’ teams as well as girls’…

Professor Abrams: Youth Sports Would Benefit From More Women Coaches

For the past seven years, Professor Doug Abrams has written a regular column on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading national youth sports website. In his latest column, he notes that women comprise only 13 percent of youth soccer coaches nationwide and only six percent of youth baseball coaches. Many youth leaguers finish their playing days without ever having a female coach. Professor…