The University of Maine

 

Calendar  |  Campus Map  | 

About UMaine | Student Resources | Prospective Students
Faculty & Staff
| Alumni | Arts | News | Parents | Research


division
 Contentsdivision
 President's Messagedivision
 Insightsdivision
 Lasting Impressiondivision
 UMaine Foundationdivision
 On the Coverdivision

March / April 2005 Cover


division
 Current Issuedivision
 About UMaine Today
division
 Past Issues
division
 
 
Subject Areasdivision
 UMaine Home
division

 



 

UMaine Today Magazine


Core Principles of Sports Done Right
[-
Back to A Sporting Chance-]

A Sporting Chance

 

  • Athletic participation must be healthful, positive and safe for everyone involved, conducted in an environment that teaches values and ethics; strengthens the community; promotes competition without conflict; and enriches the lives of athletes.
     
  • Learning and personal growth form the foundation for interscholastic and intramural sports.
     
  • Parents and community are actively involved in creating and supporting an environment that fosters positive athletic experiences for student-athletes.
     
  • The coach is the key to making the student-athlete experience appropriate, positive and educational.
     
  • Each student who meets the eligibility standards has the opportunity to participate and learn through sports.
     
  • Participation in sports builds self-confidence while teaching good health and fitness habits to last a lifetime.
     
  • High-quality athletic programs are built on a foundation of strong leadership, clear policy, adequate resources and effective organization.

 

UMaine Today Magazine
Department of University Relations
5761 Howard A. Keyo Public Affairs Building
Phone: (207) 581-3744 | Fax: (207) 581-3776


The University of Maine
, Orono, Maine 04469
207-581-1110
A Member of the University of Maine System