Do Youth Sports Build Character or Just a Competitive Nature?
Dr. Jay Coakley, Richard Robbins, & Ann Hulbert
Jay Coakley is the author of Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies, a widely used text in the sociology of sport. Ann Hulbert, is author of Raising America: Experts, Parents, & a Century of Advice About Children. Ann is also a book editor at Slate, the online magazine, where over the years she has written a column, focused mostly on child- and parent-related issues. Richard Robbins founded and operated multiple successful online businesses, including RobbinsSports.com, and he has participated in varsity sports in high school, including football, wrestling, baseball, and track and field.