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Hoots Chalk Talk Overview
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Hoots Chalk Talk Overview
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  • 1. Taylor Hooton Foundation“Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs) Educational Programs” <br />2010<br />Don Hooton<br />Donald Hooton Jr.<br />Clint Faught<br />Anabolic Steroids and Appearance and Enhancing drugs<br />Educating America’s Youth about the Dangers of<br />
  • 2. Agenda<br />Overview of Taylor Hooton Foundation<br />Mission and Vision<br />Partners and Board of Directors<br />How serious is this epidemic<br />Why are kids using APEDs<br />Our Hoots Chalk Talk Program<br />2<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 3. Who was Taylor Hooton?<br />Taylor Hooton, a 16-year old, 6&amp;apos; 2&amp;quot;, 180 pound, muscular high school athlete was told by his high school coach that &amp;quot;he needed to be bigger&amp;quot; in order to effectively compete in his senior year. Like others on his team, Taylor decided to take a short cut to help him achieve his objective. <br />Unfortunately in his efforts to &amp;quot;get bigger&amp;quot;, Taylor was unaware of the depression he would experience as a result of using anabolic steroids. <br />On July 15, 2003, Taylor took his own life.<br />3<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 4. Taylor Hooton Foundation<br />Formed in 2004 in memory of Taylor E. Hooton, a 17 year old high school student athlete<br />Founded by the family of Taylor when they became aware of the magnitude of a growing problem among high school students across the country – the widespread use of appearance and performance enhancing drugs (APEDs) <br />Knew that parents and coaches were generally unaware of the real dangers of this powerful drug.<br />Taylor Hooton foundation was formed to change this through education <br />Kids<br />Adult influencers<br />4<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 5. THF Mission and Vision<br />5<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 6. Board of Directors (a partial list)<br />“Delivering Expertise on the Topic of APEDs”<br />6<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 7. Some of Our Partners<br />Recommended in Senator Mitchell’s Report to the Commissioner of MLB<br />Endorsed by Dick Butkus<br />Program delivered in every MLB Park each summer<br /> . . . . and more<br />7<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 8. How Big is the Problem?<br />8<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />*CDC Youth Risk Survey<br />
  • 9. Teen steroid usage on the rise<br />“A recent study showed 6.1 percent of high school students<br /> used anabolic steroids with numbers appearing to be on the rise. . . “<br />Dr. Teri McCambridge, American Academy of Pediatrics (Reuters, 3/11/2009) <br />9<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 10. Why do kids use APEDs?<br />Participants could select more than one reason.<br />Source: Tom Hildebrand, PsvD, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, 2008<br />10<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 11. What needs to be done to address this problem?<br />Increased knowledge and decreased usage<br />=<br />Education is the primary weapon that we should be using to fight this battle <br />First priority: teach our kids about the dangers of using APEDs, to provide them with the knowledge that they need make an intelligent decision not to use APEDs  <br />Recent studies indicate 84% of our kids have never had a parent, coach, or teacher talk with them about dangers of these drugs!  <br />This is not just an athletic problem - all students need to be educated on this subject matter.<br />Adult influencers must be trained<br />Coaches<br />Athletic Trainers<br />Physicians<br />Parents <br />
  • 12. Education vehicles<br />THF is the ONLY organization in the US focused on this topic<br />Only education programs of their kind in the US<br />THF invests more in APEDs education than all of the Federal Government<br />12<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 13. What is a Hoot’s Chalk Talk?<br />Multimedia assembly program<br />Schools, conferences, coaches meetings, any large gathering of youth, parents, or coaches<br />One hour in length<br />Speaker, PowerPoint, and video<br />Post-assembly Q&amp;A session<br />Leave behind classroom curriculum <br />Designed to raise the awareness and provide education on the subject of the use and abuse of APEDs by the youth of America<br />13<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 14. Topics Covered<br />14<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 15. Proven training methods<br />Presented to:<br />Over 110,000 high school students, parents, and coaches nationwide<br />USOC athletes and USOC board of directors<br />American Assoc. of Family Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, US Dept of Education / Nat’l Drug Educators, WADA, USADA, and more<br />Presented in every MLB Stadium in partnership with Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers and MLB Strength Coaches for the past 3 years <br />In addition, Minor League Ball parks, Pro Fast Pitch League, and others<br />Proven test results via testing by SAMHSA<br />15<br />Taylor Hooton Foundation © 2010 All Rights Reserved<br />
  • 16. Our Foundation would like to drive Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drug awareness and education programs into schools all across the country<br />

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