Rick Collins to Address Steroids and Teen Athletes at December 6th Conference Presented by the Long Island Youth Safety Coalition
Rick Collins, a partner at Collins, McDonald & Gann (www.cmgesq.com) and the nation’s foremost legal authority on performance enhancing drugs and supplements, will be a featured speaker at an upcoming conference being presented by the Long Island Youth Safety Coalition. Collins will be speaking at a session entitled “Your Kids on Steroids” – where he will address the prevalence, motivation, medical risks and legal consequences of steroids in youth sports today.
The Sports Safety Conference is being held on Thursday, December 6that Hofstra University from 8:30 am. until 3:30 p.m. The program will feature a number of presenters and workshops addressing today’s most critical topics in youthsports safety and how to keep our youth physically and ethically safe on the field. In addition to the full day of programming and presentations, the conference will include opening remarks from District Attorney Kathleen Rice, and feature a keynote address from WFAN’s Rick Wolff, a nationally known expert in the field of sports psychology and sports parenting.
Cost for the conference is $15, which includes registration, continental breakfast and catered lunch. The conference is being offered at a reduced cost through funding from District Attorney Kathleen Rice, Anaconda Sports, Molloy College and luncheon sponsor Collins, McDonald & Gann.
In addition to addressing the issue of steroids in youth sports and discussing the ATLAS and ATHENA programs, Collins will field questions from attendees about teens and steroids. The editor of www.steroidlaw.com, Collins is a well-known authority in the area of steroids and the law, and has written a treatise on steroid legalities, contributed chapters to two texts on sports nutrition, as well as coauthored a chapter on adolescent use of performance-enhancing drugs.
For more information about the conference, visit www.liyouthsafetycoaltion.org, or contact ADA Rene P. Fiechter, Director of Community Affairs at 516-571-1090 or [email protected].. For more information about Rick Collins, visit www.cmgesq.com or www.rickcollins.com.