Athletes, are you taking responsibility for your own development, or are you relying on external factors? What tools and processes have you put in place to make sure your are maximizing you performance and recovery?
"It'll stunt their growth," "only do bodyweight," "they will get hurt!" Ultimately whether or not to incorporate traditional 'resistance' training depends on the individuals emotional maturity, NOT biology.
In order to live and operate in service of others, we must first take care of ourselves. "put your own mask on first," Logic
Chances are "Jimbo" who told you not to do deadlifts cause they hurt your back (he knows because he hurt his back deadlifting) actually got hurt for one of five reasons.