S.A.I.L. - Student-Athletes Incorporating Leadership
Athletes are in a special position of influence, whether amongst their teammates or peers in the classroom. As well, administrators and teachers need these athletes to be positive role-models for the entire school.
The S.A.I.L. program is designed to teach and give student-athletes / team captains at Hightower HS the tools they need to be successful in leading their teams in sports, peers in the educational environment, and once they have graduated and left the high school culture, to be successful in life. The program will be led by 4 coaches and will be comprised of 50+ student-sthletes selected from all levels of sports.
Topics to be covered by S.A.I.L. participants may include the following issues, and while mainly a discussion group, guest speakers will be invited on occasion:
- Becoming more vocal
- Building team chemistyr
- How to earn respect
- How to lead oneself
- Working with coaches
- HHS captains supporting sporting events on campus