How Do Sport Educator-Coaches Contribute to RE in Catholic Schools?

  • Matt HovenEmail author
  • Trevor Egli


Our aim is to help describe the purpose of the religious education (RE) by demonstrating its place outside the RE classroom within the Catholic school. Examining how sport educator-coaches in particular contribute to the Catholic religious education of the school can refocus the purpose of classroom RE and shed light on religious education’s role in the overall mission of the schools.



This work was supported in part by a contract-grant from Edmonton Catholic School District.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Joseph’s CollegeUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Johnson University-TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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