The Sports Chaplains Role

More than 460,000 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student–athletes compete in twenty-three sports each year. These student–athletes receive a spectrum of services that include academic support to medical care. This paper examines the role and function of sport chaplains who work in a collegiate (colleges and university) athletics in the United States. The role of…

Psychology in Football: Working with Elite and Professional Players

By: Mark Nesti Jun 2010, Paperback In this groundbreaking guide to the role of the sport psychologist within elite and professional football, leading sport psychologist Mark Nesti argues that working closely with coaches and players to create a receptive environment is vital if psychologists are to add maximum value to team and individual performances. Purchase…

Heart of a Champion

By: Roger Lipe May 2005, Paperback Heart of a Champion – Devotions for the People of Sport contains devotional thoughts that view the relationships and situations of a life in sport through the lens of the Bible. Each day of the year has a devotion applied to it and each page also has a suggested set…

Footballing Lives

By: Jeffrey Heskins (Editor) May 25, 2006, Paperback Chaplains are there to inspire, to advise and to pick up the pieces when things go wrong. What happens when a player doesn’t recover from an injury, or when a club goes into receivership? How does a club tackle racism or violence? Here is an extraordinary and…