Youth, poverty and sport: What (can) coaches do?


What can you do as a sport coach when you are confronted with young people living in poverty? The aim of this presentation is to gain more insights in how to facilitate an inclusive and emancipatory environment.

Reinhard Haudenhuyse

Reinhard Haudenhuyse obtained his PhD in Physical Education and Movement Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE). His research interests revolve around youth, pedagogy, poverty ,social in- and exclusion and the broad field of leisure.


  • Pieter Smets
  • Zeno Nols
  • Pieter Debognies