Updates

Baltimore Hosts Global Education Conference

Educators from around the world gathered in Baltimore this week. For the first time, the International Boys’ Schools Coalition held its annual conference in Charm City. Attendees heard from speakers like former NFL lineman Joe Ehrmann. “You can’t build moral character on faulty masculinity. If masculinity is defined by power, dominance, control, you’ll never be…

InSideOut Team Cohort Kicks off in Minnesota

Last month, a group of 72 athletic administrators from across the state came together for the first of 10 InSideOut Team cohort sessions. Joe and I facilitated the day of personal reflection, and are excited to see this team grow as leaders in administering purpose-based athletic programs. Here’s a recap of what we discussed: The…

Ravens partner with InSideOut Initiative, Under Armour to benefit local schools

Joe Ehrmann played 13 years of professional football, the first eight with the Baltimore Colts and the final three in the United States Football League. He wrote one book about how sports can transform lives and was the subject of another. He coached and was active in the ministry and in numerous social and charitable…

Fatherhood: Joe Ehrmann on Sports Culture and the Myths of Masculinity

One of the ways many fathers connect with their children is through sports. Looking ahead to Father’s Day, Joe Ehrmann spoke to WYPR Public Radio about what it means to be a dad and about combating society’s harmful messages about masculinity. Listen to the interview here >>

‘ManKINDness’ redefines masculinity

We start ‘em young, carpooling all over North Texas to play hours and hours of sports. Coach Joe Ehrmann, an NFL advisor and former player, says we aren’t winning. “The longer students play, the higher levels they achieve, the more morally and ethically callous they become. There is something leukemic in the system with moral…