participation trophies

November 19, 2015

Survey: Should youth athletes be given participation trophies?

In October, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether participation trophies should be awarded to youth athletes, an act that some feel has created a culture of entitlement among kids. Here are the results of the survey along with some of th...

August 17, 2015

James Harrison voices opposition to ‘participation trophies’

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison doesn't believe in "participation trophies," a fact made abundantly clear this weekend when he forced his kids to return a couple of awards they brought home from a sports competition. Harrison said vi...