An archived article by Robert Drane looking at the deep emotions and loss experienced by men in sports… His absence is a presence – an almost-palpable presence. The team mate who dies a young man leaves many things behind to deal with: unbearable sadness, a sense of waste, a sense of…
60 Minutes recently ran a story on the rise of young men taking their own lives. Many of whom were involved in sports communities. Tragically, suicide among men is at all-time highs with 6 men taking their lives each day in Australia.
There have been some interesting articles on sports chaplaincy which you may have missed over recent times. Bellamy and Penberthy reflect on the value of chaplains at some of the most critical times in sport.
In a recent article former Australian team hockey player Ashleigh Nelson contemplates ‘How to’ transition to a second career to become more than an athlete.
Terry Dillon and TDS won SCA’s 2016 Building Stronger Communities Award for the work they have been doing to genuinely assist sports communities become stronger and healthier. In recent times this has also included recommending clubs consider engaging SCA for chaplains.
CANBERRA TIMES: Canberra track work rider Riharna Thomson died on Friday morning following serious head injuries sustained from an accident at Thoroughbred Park on Tuesday.
Former English professional footballer and Sunderland goalkeeper David Preece recently reflected on the value of having somebody around the club who he could be dead honest with.
Robbie Gordon was told that he would have no control over body functions from the neck down, after a horrific accident during a Speedcars race at Premier Speedway Warrambool in 2015.