Building Homes With Athletes So Athletes Build Character
Athletics are often presented as a crucible of character formation, but empirical studies (as well as glaring moral failures of celebrity athletes) suggest that sports do not always promote virtues. (Schnitker & Houltberg, 2016)
Thrive faculty member Dr. Benjamin Houltberg knows something about athletes. An NCAA Track & Field National Qualifier himself, he has conducted retreats for elite coaches and athletes and, further, served as an accredited chaplain for the US team at the World Track and Field Championships.
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