May 27, 2003
Gordon Ovenshine (724) 738-4854; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
HOST DAYLONG WORKSHOP ON PROBLEM OF HAZING IN ATHLETICS JUNE
ROCK, Pa. – “Hazing in Athletics: Legal Implications
for Coaches and Administrators” is the title of a one-day
workshop June 20 at Slippery Rock University’s North Hills
Center, an off-campus classroom facility on Route 910 in Wexford,
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. event is for teachers, coaches and administrators
from regional public or private schools. Review the legal
implications of hazing and receive six hours toward Act 48
Federal laws regarding
PA statutes regarding
Several known hazing
Collaborate with colleges to develop an
anti-hazing policy for your own teams.
Dr. Brian Crow, assistant professor of sport management, will lead
the workshop. The program was scheduled before the hazing incident
in Illinois thrust hazing back into the national spotlight.
Participants will discuss that and other cases, including one at
Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh last year. The focus is
hazing among athletic teams.
problem with hazing, Crow said, is a sense of one-upmanship.
Varsity players remember being hazed as freshmen and want to make
it worse for their charges.
cost is $100 per person, with school district discounts available.
To register, call the North Hills Center at