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Coaching Boys Into Men

Coaching Boys Into Men

Houston Matters microphonesWe learn about a program called “Coaching Boys in Men,” which trains high school athletic coaches to teach and mentor their young athletes to have healthy relationships in order to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault.

Sherri Kendall, CEO of AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse), tells us more.

MORE: How Communities of Faith Can Help Victims of Domestic Violence (Houston Matters, Sept. 1, 2015)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →