Dr. Karissa Niehoff is the Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations.
The National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) is the body that creates the rules of competition for most high school sports and activities in the United States.
Dr. Niehoff has also served on the Education Committee of the United States Olympic Committee, served as the Executive Director of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, and is a successful teacher and coach.
She talks about sportsmanship and what it's doing to the culture of teams across the country.
On this episode she explains why good sportsmanship starts with the coach, a Butler University study on the value of high school sports and exercise programs from the perspective of students' mothers. and the steps every coach can take to start to turning their culture around.
We hope you enjoy this NFHS Sportsmanship discussion.