The Pros And Cons Of High School Athletes

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Athletes Yes or No There has been many occasions where high school teachers have to make a hard decision when an athlete is failing, what should they do. I believe that no high school athlete deserves any help from their teachers in order to play. They should be able to complete the circumstances needed in school if they truly wanted to play the sport these athletes are in. If this idea was allowed in high school what will happen to these kids later on in life like in college, will they be able to accomplish the goals at that point when it matters most? Many high schools and teachers don’t realize the damage they can do to these athletes if they do give them those couple extra points to play. According to a website, “Any student should have good grades to play sports. Even if you are a great athlete, you will probably not get a full-athletic scholarship. Having good grades can lessen your stress about affording college” ( psychologytoday.com ). In this case, what teachers don’t know is not only are they making that athlete happy to play, but at the same time you are hurting that person for future references, when later in their future college sees the kind of grades that athlete is getting he may not be the kind of fit for whichever school that may be. Overall any student that has failed a class and is not able to play that athlete shouldn’t be able to play at all. If an athlete is not able to be responsible to keep his grades up what makes a coach think that he can be

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