Episode 27: Dr. John Heil, Hazing in Sports

Dr. John Heil, Sports Psychologist talks about bringing awareness and education around hazing in sports. With numbers like, 80% of college student athletes have been hazed and 50% of the female NCAA Division 1 athletes reported that they were hazed, drove him to dive deeper into this epidemic. Dr. Heil shares his perspective on different ways to educate players and coaches and how we can look at hazing through a different lens. Not all hazing is bad, there is a healthy initiation process that can be experienced within teams, but Dr. Heil raises the question… How can we prevent it from turning into a tragic event?

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