Sportsmanship Survey Shows Disappointing Results

A recent survey of 2,000 parents and coaches by Liberty Mutual displayed some disappointing results:

  • 50% of parents & coaches believe sportsmanship has worsened since they were growing up.
  • 60% witnessed or participated in negative or abusive sideline behavior.

The complete infographic with additional insight and statistics is below.

What do you think? Do these results match up with your experiences?

2014 Sportsmanship Survey

Youth Sports


Kris Baker

Kris Baker is the President of Demosphere and has been serving the Youth Sports Community since 2006.