VIOLATION OF TRUST (When young athletes are sex-abuse victims, their coaches are often the culprits)
A search of newspaper databases around the country produced more than 50 cases of community or school coaches who have been charged with or convicted of sexually abusing more than 100 of their young athletes in the last few years. Experts say that’s probably jut the tip of a larger problem. Shrouded in silence and cover-up, sexual abuse of young athletes is hard to stop and hard to prove. Predators are difficult to catch.
WHAT VICTIMS ENDURE
Many young victims of sexual abuse are able to look at it