What would you do if a coach in your organization showed you a player-created Facebook group that insulted the coach? There are many of these groups in existence. One group, when this article was originally posted, was titled “Larry Thornburg is the worst coach ever!”. The description of the … [Read more...] about Defamation and Social Media – He’s the Worst Coach Ever!
By Rachel Corbett They used to say the sword was mighty, then it was the pen, but now it is the mouse! This piece contains notes and speaking points for a "hot stove" session provided by the Centre for Sport and Law to the members of the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association. Topics covered … [Read more...] about The Power of Social Networking and Social Media
Ozzie Sawicki’s excellent Technology Solutions columns in this publication help us understand how new technologies are being adapted for use in coach-athlete interactions. Some of the new technologies he has featured are instructional tools, while others are media (plural of medium) that facilitate … [Read more...] about Coaching in the Age of New Media
Social media has graduated into the lives of adults and professionals. Skype is not just for webcamming teenagers, but also for business people on conference calls. Google Wave took the best parts of social media like Facebook, and combined them into a massive collaborative workspace. CEOs and … [Read more...] about Social Media Deserves More of Your Attention
by Rachel Corbett. If you have been reading the newspapers lately you will know that the world is a-twitter about Twitter and that Facebook long ago ceased to be the idle pursuit of university students. If you have teenage children you might have also noticed that they don’t use e-mail and in … [Read more...] about Some Thoughts on the Rapid Growth of Social Media
Think of the last time you attended a sporting event in an arena, gym or stadium – chances are you heard music played for the warm-up, during the intermission or between periods, and thought nothing of the legal ramifications of that. However, one national sport organization was recently asked by … [Read more...] about When Music is Played at Your Event, Who Pays the Piper?