Education and Family

Troubled Teens: THE FIX

Dr. John Mayer

Troubled Teens: THE FIX – The Real Crisis in Youth Sports-Abusive Coaches

Dr. Mayer interviews Eddie a young athlete that tells his history with coaches that were abusive and out of control at all levels of sports from little league baseball through high school stardom. Dr. Mayer discusses the need for qualification of coaches at all levels in light of the many scandals that have plagued sports in the past year, from Penn State to coach Mike Rice at Rutgers University. The work of the foundation, Center for Ethical Youth Coaching was mentioned as a ray of hope.