Unethical Practices by Athletes and Coach.
Over the past several years, a number of athletes and coaches have been in the news for engaging in illegal or unethical actions, such as the use of illegal performance enhancement drugs (steroids or human growth hormones), recruiting violations, and academic fraud.
For this discussion, answer the following:
- If you had an athlete or coach who confided unethical practices to you, how would you handle the situation?
- Why do you feel athletes and coaches are driven to such unethical behaviors?
- What solutions might a professional, collegiate, or high school athletic organization implement to reduce this phenomenon?