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Plastic Trophy Syndrome

by Dr. Toby J. Brooks, PhD, ATC, CSCS, YCS-2, PES


I just can’t shake the awful feeling.  In a mixture of emotions that included gratitude, despair, frustration, and anger, I recently watched my oldest child, my six year old daughter Brynnan, play tee ball.  I have been involved with young athletes for quite a long time, and have worked with developed athletes even longer.  However, this year marks my first foray as a parent to a young athlete playing organized sports.  And wow, what an experience.