Champions of Character Program Center
To provide training for area schools, recreation programs, and youth sport organizations on how to positively impact the culture of sports.
Athletes, parents, and coaches
Benefit to You
Presentation 1: Athletes
Focuses on what it means to be an athlete and what character traits young athletes must possess - respect, responsibility, servant leadership, sportsmanship, and integrity. Discusses how an athlete is coachable, exhibits pride, confidence, discipline and is held accountable for his/her actions.
Presentation 2: The Role of the Parent in Athletics
Focuses on the important role parents play in their athlete's life and how to "release" your child to the game. Addresses key questions to ask themselves about their role, identifies "red flag" for parents to look for concerning their involvement. Lastly, some keys for parents to remember before, during, and after the games.
Presentation 3: Coaching for Significance
Focuses on the important role coaches play in athlete's lives. How to get the most out of your athletes. How to develop a team which displays positive character traits and setting expectations for your team. What the coach needs to remember before, during, and after the game.
Cindy McKnight, Ursuline College Athletic Director/Program Center Director
Length of Program
30 minutes - 45 minutes
Free of Charge
Champions of Character School
Each school can select one female and one male athlete of character. We would present certificates at your sports banquet to the two students. We would also purchase a plaque for your school that would list student winners each year.