Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.
Most support recommendations long advocated by MomsTEAM in 2006 book, International Safeguards for Children In Sport, and as part of SmartTeams program
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Youth Sports Safety Alliance have issued best practice youth sports health safety guidelines. Touted as the first of their kind, the guidelines, however, largely