What: Symposium – “The Death of Amateurism: Implications for Sport and Health”
When: Thursday, October 28, 2010 (9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Where: John and Frances Angelos Law Center – Venable Moot Court Room (map)
- 9-9:30 a.m.: Registration – A continental breakfast will be served for attendees in the lobby of the law center.
- 9:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
- Phillip J. Closius, Dean, University of Baltimore School of Law
- Dionne Koller, Assistant professor and director, Center for Sport and the Law, University of Baltimore School of Law
- 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.: Panel I: Amateurism and Youth Sport
- Timothy Holley, Director of Athletics, The Gilman School
- Mark Hyman, author of Until It Hurts: America’s Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids
- John Engh, National Alliance for Youth Sports
- Moderator: Will Hubbard, assistant professor of law
- 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.: Panel II: Amateurism and the Olympic Movement
- Pat Connolly, Track and field coach and three-time Olympian
- John Ruger, Athlete ombudsman, United States Olympic Committee
- Doug Logan, Former CEO, USA Track & Field, Former Commissioner, Major League Soccer
- Moderator: Dionne Koller, assistant professor of law
- 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Book Signing & Lunch
- Mark Hyman will be signing his book, Until It Hurts, while lunch is served for attendees in the lobby of the law center. Books will be available for purchase.
- 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.: Keynote Address – Why Are There so Many Injuries to Our Young Athletes?: Professionalization and Specialization in Youth Sport
- Dr. James R. Andrews, Founder, Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Founder, American Sports Medicine Institute – Dr. Andrews will take questions from the audience after his presentation.
- 1:15 – 1:30 p.m.: Break
- 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Panel II: Intercollegiate Sport
- Tom Calder, Director of athletics, The Johns Hopkins University
- Derrick Ramsey, Director of athletics, Coppin State University
- Mark Neyland, Senior counsel, Ice Miller
- Josephine Potuto, Richard H. Larson Professor of Law, University of Nebraska School of Law
- Doris R. Corbett, Chair, Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies, Howard University
- 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.: Afternoon Speaker
- Kenneth L. Shropshire, David W. Hauck Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
- 3:30 p.m.: Concluding Remarks
- Professor Dionne Koller
Cost: Free. Register here.