ERIC Number: EJ699323
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan-1
Reference Count: 12
Dismissals and Perceptions of Pressure in Coaching in Texas High Schools
Miller, Glenn; Lutz, Rafer; Shim, Jaeho; Fredenburg, Karen; Miller, John
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), v76 n1 p29 Jan 2005
The purpose of this study is to expand on previous research in three ways. First, the study is designed to further investigate the contemporary reasons for high school coaches' dismissals and related questions. Second, the study investigates this issue in Texas, which ranks as the state with the greatest total number of participants in high school sports. Finally, this study includes coaches' perceptions about coaching dismissals and pressures as well as those of administrators.
Descriptors: High Schools, Athletic Coaches, Attitudes, Team Sports, Social Life, School Activities, Questionnaires, Administrator Attitudes, Student Participation, Dismissal (Personnel)
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191. Tel: 800-213-7193, ext. 493 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas