Coaching Association of Canada

When you pass along your knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion in sport, you do so much more than simply "coach." You build confidence and self-esteem in your participants. You model good citizenship. And you impart important values such as inclusiveness, fairness, and dedication.

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Three Steps to Responsible Coaching

Coaching comes with responsibility – including supporting your participants' right to a safe and positive environment. When participants and their parents entrust you with leadership, they're trusting that you have taken the steps to become a responsible coach. Support this trust – and your own skills – by learning and implementing the Three Steps to Responsible Coaching.

The Three Steps to Responsible Coaching are a learning approach that supports coaches with the training and knowledge they need to ensure a safe (open and observable), healthy, and fun sport environment.

Step 1: The Rule of Two
Step 2: Background Screening
Step 3: Respect and Ethics Training

Reporting Concerning Behaviour: Misconduct, Concerning Behaviour and Child Sexual Abuse

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