The Biggest Challenge Facing High School Sports Today
August 29, 2019
By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and David Anderson, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association
Inappropriate adult behavior at high school athletic events has reached epidemic proportion.
When more than 2,000 high school athletic directors were asked in a recent national survey what they like least about their job, 62.3 percent said it was “dealing with aggressive parents and adult fans.”
And the men and women who wear the black and white stripes agree. In fact, almost 80 percent of offici...