Giving coaches the tools they need to make sport safe, inclusive and fun for all!

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Canadians rank sport as the 2nd most positive influence for youth.

As sport leaders, coaches help create this experience by ensuring that all athletes are physically, emotionally and mentally safe.

What’s Your Safe Sport IQ?

Coaching Sport Safely During
Covid-19

From illness prevention to mental and emotional health, there are many considerations for coaches as you work with your athletes during the pandemic.

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of Canadians believe organized sports will be important in helping society rebuild and recover from the pandemic.

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of 5-19 year olds participated in organized sport/physical activity before the pandemic.

Coaching Safely During COVID-19

From illness prevention to mental and emotional health, there are many considerations for coaches as you resume working with your athletes.

Create Positive Sport

Create a positive sport environment that emphasizes growth, development – and most importantly – fun!

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of kids ranked fun as the #1 reason they play sports when surveyed.

When asked what they consider “fun”, the top responses were:

  1. Trying your best
  2. Respect from coaches
  3. Getting playing time
  4. Playing well together as a team
  5. Getting along with teammates

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  1. Winning

Create a positive sport environment that emphasizes growth, development – and most importantly – fun!

Prevent Injuries & Support Optimal Health & Wellness

Learn how to safeguard your athlete’s physical, mental and emotional health.

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of injuries in Canada happen while participating in sport.

Preventing the first injury or illness is much more manageable and effective than treating and managing subsequent incidents that can affect your athlete’s return to play as well as their daily living.

Learn how to safeguard your athlete’s physical, mental and emotional health.

Foster Inclusion & Belonging

Ensuring your athletes feel a sense of belonging creates greater team cohesion and stronger ties among families, neighbourhoods and communities.

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of Ontario residents were born outside of Canada.

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languages spoken across Ontario homes.

Ensuring your athletes feel a sense of belonging creates greater team cohesion and stronger ties among families, neighbourhoods and communities.

Implement Safety Guidelines

Apply policies that set behaviour expectations for transparent and safe interactions with athletes.

Safety is not just a one-time thought, but a deliberate plan to enhance the overall experience of sport.

Apply policies that set behaviour expectations for transparent and safe interactions with athletes.