Game Misconduct: Violence, Abuse and Young Athletes

The four keynote speakers were: Dr. Doug Richards, who specializes in sport-related concussions, clinical sport medicine and injury prevention; Professor Gretchen Kerr, an expert in harassment and abuse in youth sport and coaching practices; CBC Sports’ Scott Russell, who has worked as a host and rink-side reporter on Hockey Night in Canada and has covered high profile events including the Commonwealth Games and the Olympics. Steve Paikin, of TVO's The Agenda, moderated a panel discussion about the rising tide of violence in sport and its effect on Canadian youth.