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Multi-Sport Participation

Benefits of Participating in Multiple Sports


Research shows that there are greater benefits of participation in multiple sports as opposed to the high pressure of sport specialization. Glen Lake Athletics is an avid proponent of multi-sport student-athletes.

Glen Lake Coaches are expected to be promoters of multi-sport participation, not single-sport specialization. If any student feels that he/she is being pressured to focus on one sport only, he/she should contact the Athletic Office.

Check out some of the following links that support students participating in more than one sport while in school:

NFHS – The Importance of Multi-Sport Participation

NIAAA – Encouraging Multi-Sport Participation

MHSAA Multi-Sport Benefits

MHSAA Top 10 List for Multi-Sport Participation & Encourage Multi-Sport Participation

Changing the Game Project – The Perils of Single-Sport Participation

Associated Press – Where Have The Multi-Sport High School Athletes Gone?

Washington Post – Sport Specialization Increases Injury Risk for High School Athletes, Study Finds