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When does a coach's behaviour cross the line?

Amid the resignation of Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters, and the suspensions of others, professional sports have been rocked by allegations of abuse by coaches.
How did you approach your run in with an over-the-top coach? (Shutterstock)

Amid NHL player allegations of bullying, bigotry, and physical abuse at the hands of former coaches, hockey is having a #MeToo moment.

But it's not just pro hockey. Questions are being raised about coaching at every level — from the podium to the soccer pitch.

Is a coach's tough talk the price to pay for reaching excellence? Have you had a coach that crossed the line? What did you do about it? 

Our question this week: When does a coach's behaviour cross the line?



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