Santa Clara University

Ethics Center Blog
Bookmark and Share

At the Center

Back to Blog

Sports Law and Ethics Symposium

Thursday, Sep. 12, 2013
Jim Thompson
Jim Thompson

 Center Executive Director Kirk O. Hanson introduced Jim Thompson, founder and chief executive of the Positive Coaching Alliance, at today's Sports Law and Ethics Symposium.  Thompson will be giving a featured presentation on "What We Can Learn From What Happened at Rutgers," where Head Coach of the men's basketball team Mike Rice was fired for mentally and physically abusing players.

Thompson is the first recipient of the ETHOS Award for contributions to the positive role of sport in American life, sponsored by SCU's Institute of Sports Law and Ethics. Hanson sits on the Institute Board and co-chairs the ETHOS Award Committee.