Resources for Parents

SafeSport for Parents

Selecting the right sport and club for your child is about more than athletic development or playing time. Parents should do their homework – to learn about a club’s reputation and its policies and procedures to protect all athletes. By understanding the components of an effective plan to handle misconduct, you will be empowered to ask the right questions, spot potential risks and have conversations with your child to monitor activities.

When selecting a sport club or program for your child, an important factor to consider is whether the administrators and organizers have developed a strategy to address misconduct. While the existence of a plan is a positive step, how coaches, volunteers and staff enforce those policies is crucial.

As a parent, you should get straightforward answers to these basic questions before allowing your child to participate.

More resources:

Parent's Guide to Misconduct in Sport

Designed for the parents of athletes of all ages, this course explains the issues of misconduct in sport and helps parents ensure their children have a positive and safe sport experience.

Visit the Parent's Guide to Misconduct in Sport website.

SafeSport Handbook
Report Abuse
SafeSport Training
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