Tennessee Updates

“Win-at-all-costs” Sports Culture Target of Initiative

The InSideOut Initiative, a nonprofit aimed at transforming the “win-at-all-costs” sports culture in communities across the country, will launch soon in Tennessee. Sports engage more individuals, families, and communities in a shared experience than any other cultural activity, organization or religion. Three out of four American families with school-aged children will have at least one…

Titans, TSSAA Partner to Launch InSideOut Initiative in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than 50 educational leaders visited Nissan Stadium on Monday for the official state launch of the InSideOut Initiative, a model that works to shift the focus of high school athletics away from the current “win-at-all-costs” culture and re-define the role of interscholastic sports in the lives of students and communities. The Tennessee…

Tennessee seeks to transform “win-at-all-costs” sports culture

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The InSideOut Initiative—a nonprofit aimed at transforming the “win-at-all-costs” sports culture in communities across the country—will launch soon in Tennessee. Sports engage more individuals, families, and communities in a shared experience than any other cultural activity, organization or religion. Three out of four American families with school-aged children will have at…

Group: Youth sports must eliminate win-at-all-costs culture

NASHVILLE, TENN. — A nonprofit group is launching an effort in Tennessee youth sports to change the culture of winning at all costs. The InSideOut Initiative addresses redefining the role of sports for students and communities. The group says in a news release millions of children lose out on the potential for life-changing growth if winning…

How a Titans-sponsored initiative could change Tennessee high school athletics

A program sponsored by the Titans and the NFL Foundation and adopted by the TSSAA aims to eliminate a “win at all costs” mentality in high school athletics. The InSideOut Initiative promotes sports as an experience for human growth. “This is something that we feel is definitely needed,” TSSAA executive director Bernard Childress said. “We’ve got to get back…