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Coaching for Character

Coaching for Character - 97 edition

Coaching for Character - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780880115124

ISBN10: 0880115122

Coaching for Character by Craig Clifford and Randolph M. Feezell - ISBN 9780880115124
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
International: No
Coaching for Character by Craig Clifford and Randolph M. Feezell - ISBN 9780880115124

ISBN13: 9780880115124

ISBN10: 0880115122

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Author Bio

Clifford, Craig : Tarleton State University

Craig Clifford is assistant professor of philosophy at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He also is director of the honors program at Tarleton State.

Clifford received a PhD in philosophy from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1981. He has an extensive background teaching ethics and philosophy of sport, both at the undergraduate and graduate level.

A frequent author on the subject of sportsmanship, Clifford has published more than one hundred guest columns in major newspapers. He is also the author of The Tenure of Phil Wisdom: Dialogues (University Press of America, 1995) and In the Deep Heart's Core: Reflections on Life, Letters, and Texas (Texas A&M University Press, 1985).

From 1988 to 1992, Clifford was the head varsity men's and women's tennis coach at Tarleton. During that time, Tarleton qualified three times for the NAIA national tournament.

Recently, Clifford has taken up the sport of Olympic-style target archery. In 1996, his second year of competition, he finished the year ranked third in the state of Texas. He is an active member of the Texas State Archery Association and the National Archery Association.

Feezell, Randolph M. : Creighton University

Randolph M. Feezell is professor of philosophy at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Feezell played college baseball at the University of Oklahoma. He has coached baseball at all levels, from Little League to American Legion to college, including experience as an assistant coach at Dana College in Blair, Nebraska.

The author of numerous articles on the philosophy of sport and ethics, Feezell is the coauthor, with Curtis Hancock, of How Should I Live? Philosophical Conversations About Moral Life (Paragon House, 1991). He also is the author of Faith, Freedom, and Value: Introductory Philosophical Dialogues (Westview Press, 1989).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I. Thinking about Sportsmanship

Chapter 1. Reflecting on Your Own Experience
Chapter 2. Sportsmanship and the Nature of Sport

Part II. The Principles of Sportsmanship

Chapter 3. Respect for Opponents
Chapter 4. Respect for Teammates and Team
Chapter 5. Respect for Officials
Chapter 6. Respect for the Game
Chapter 7. Respect Between Players and Coach

Part III. Thinking About Sport and Life

Chapter 8. Beyond Sport

Appendix. Suggestions for Teaching Sportsmanship