Athens’ Janke, Zettler and Schear Attend at WIAA Sportsmanship Summit

Athens(OnFocus) – Three Athens Bluejays attended the WIAA Sportsmanship Summit, held December 8 in Stevens Point.
Aiden Janke, Addyson Zettler, Sydney Coker and Andy Schear attended the summit, which
was filled with speakers and small group discussions about the current Culture of Sports‘ in Wisconsin.
Topics and Speakers Included:
“Step Up As A Teen Leader” – Craig Hillier
“Sportsmanship: The Official’s Perspective” – Thaddeaus Hilliard 
“Setting Sportsmanship Guidelines for Parents” – Jenny Bandow “Sportsmanship Student Roundtable
“Sportsmanship Student Leadership Discussions” –  Union Grove SALT (Student-Athlete-Leadership-Team) & LeVar Ridgeway
“My Coach Plays Favorites” –  Mark Horbinski of WON-80

Never confuse Power over someone with Leadership of someone.
Power is marked by the absence of freedom and choice in people. 
Power hoards control through the hands of authority.
Leadership is marked by the presence of freedom and choice in people
Leadership allows people to decide for themselves who to follow and why.
Power is a Compelling Dynamic, but Leadership is Stronger.


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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]