An athlete is defined as a person who possesses the natural or acquired traits to participate in exercise or a specific sport. Athletes go through hours upon hours of training and practice for their sport in order to hone their athletic abilities. At the high school level, coaches expect that their athletes will be committed. In certain situations, there are some coaches who may demand that their players only be committed to one and only one sport. However, I feel that high school coaches should not demand high school athletes be committed to a single sport due to the fact that playing multiple sports makes one more well rounded, helps improve athletic ability, and allows for more opportunities to compete.High schools range from a number of different sizes with many different students attending. Out of these students there are a number who are athletes and do choose to participate in sports. Many student athletes do indeed play multiple sports and enjoy playing multiple sports.
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