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The Relationship Between Intercollegiate Coaches’ Servant Leadership And Their Athletes’ Ethically-Related Sport Orientations And Behaviors, Lyman (Lee) Estel Ellis Iii Aug 2016

The Relationship Between Intercollegiate Coaches’ Servant Leadership And Their Athletes’ Ethically-Related Sport Orientations And Behaviors, Lyman (Lee) Estel Ellis Iii

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Considerable attention is directed toward the sporting orientations, attitudes and behaviors of athletes in competitive sports. Coach behavior is also a source of interest as it pertains to performance, satisfaction, and motivation of athletes who play for them. Codification of coach behavior as leadership style and the relation to sportspersonship attitudes and behaviors in athletes is understudied. This exploratory study investigated the relationship between intercollegiate coaches’ servant leadership and their athletes’ ethically-related sport orientations and behaviors. Participants included NCAA DIII soccer coaches and their athletes. Coaches were asked demographic information and their cooperation in forwarding a survey link to their ...


Catholic School Principals: Promoting Student Leadership, Shane D. Lavery, Gregory S. C. Hine May 2016

Catholic School Principals: Promoting Student Leadership, Shane D. Lavery, Gregory S. C. Hine

Gregory S.C. Hine

Adolescents possess enormous leadership potential. They are tomorrow’s leaders in the workplace, the family, the community, and in government. Increasingly, schools have taken on the significant responsibility of nurturing leadership in young people. Schools are, as van Linden and Fertman (1998) have noted, “hotbeds of leadership development” (p. 224). This article explores the role and function of the secondary school principal in developing student leadership. Specifically, eight principals of secondary schools in Perth, Western Australia were interviewed about their vision of student leadership and what they saw their role as in promoting student leadership at their schools. As a ...