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Unformatted text preview: Some schools have done things to help stop the violence of parents at sporting events. Schools have made parents attend an ethics meeting. If they do not attend this meeting, their child will not be able to play that sport. Some parents are not as aggressive as others. Many parents only yell at others. There are few parents, however, who take aggressiveness to another level. One example of this is when one irate father body-slammed a referee because the referee threw his wife out of the game for yelling obscenities. The attacks are not just directed at referees, however. At a youth baseball game, a father jumped the fence and tackled a child because he though he was sliding into the base wrong to purposely hurt his child. The areas I will have to learn more about are what other schools are doing to help stop the violence. Also, how aggressive parents affect their children, other parents, and everyone else around them....
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- Spring '10
- Verbal abuse, Robert Donald, sporting events