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
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
Participation in sports builds
self-confidence while teaching good health and fitness habits to last
High-quality athletic programs are
built on a foundation of strong leadership, clear policy, adequate
resources and effective organization.
UMaine Today Magazine
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