Speak Up without the Fear!

“It is dangerous to be right in matters on which established authorities are wrong”…Voltaire

We hope to take the danger out of  questioning those authorities at CCS by allowing a forum that provides a confidential forum to discuss issues that impact our Section.  Leave comments under a screen name or use a confidential email to send information we can investigate further.

It is well known within the Central  Coast Section Community that speaking up about something is highly discouraged. Individuals speaking up often face political pressure or retaliation against their school or their athletes. We think that is wrong. We encourage you to  speak up about CCS communication, policy, procedures and actions. We encourage  you to speak up about events that are not run for the greater good and we  encourage you to speak up about an overzealous ref or coach acting  improperly with student athletes or parents. Likewise, we encourage you to  speak up about a parent who has false ambitions and forgets to teach and model  important positive behaviors all kids should experience when they participate in sports.

We  promote fairness, we demand transparency and we insist on integrity!

We call that our three way test and will seek information, demand changes in laws and provide oversight that ensures fairness, transparency and integrity are present in all aspects of athletic competition in the Central Coast  Section.

Right now the climate created by CCS officials is toxic. Known for going after those who file a legitimate complaint, the professional culture in CCS really needs to change! That change may come from removing those who have been in the organization too long. That change may come from forced education and training of CIF officials , or that change may come from passing new laws . We invite your comments  and your experiences on this matter.

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About ccswatchdog
Grassroots organization providing information to ensure fairness, transparency and accountability of CIF's Central Coast Section.

One Response to Speak Up without the Fear!

  1. CCS Watchdog says:

    Welcome to CCS watchdog. It is well known within the Central Coast Section Community that speaking up about something is highly discouraged. Individuals speaking up often face political pressure or retaliation against their school or their athletes. We think that is wrong. We encourage you to speak up about CCS communication, policy, procedures and actions. We encourage you to speak up about events that are not run for the greater good and we encourage you to speak up about an overzealous ref or coach who you see acting improperly with student athletes or parents. Likewise, we encourage you to speak up about a parent who has false ambitions and forgets to teach and model the important lessons all kids should learn when they participate in sports. We promote fairness, we demand transparency and we insist on integrity!

    We call that our three way test and will seek information, changes in laws and provide oversight to ensure that fairness, transparency and integrity are present in all aspects of athletic competition in the Central Coast Section.

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