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Teen dating violence and gender-based violence exists in the lives of teen sport participants. As a coach, it’s important to be equipped with tools to understand and recognize the signs.

Take the Training

Take the Training

Coaches play an important role in the development of young people, both as sport participants and as members of society. The Support Through Sport eLearning Modules are designed to empower coaches to recognize and take action in preventing and addressing gender-based violence and teen dating violence. The resources focus on promoting healthy relationships in and through sport.

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Download Resources

Download Resources

As a part of the Support Through Sport eLearning series, we have developed a toolbox of resources to guide you in talking to your sport participants about gender-based violence and teen dating violence. These resources include statistical research, reports, external documents as well as infographics, posters, promotional materials and much more.

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FAQs

FAQs

View the FAQs to learn more about how the Support Through Sport resources can build the capacity of the coaches and other sport system stakeholders to prevent and address teen dating violence and gender-based violence.

FAQs

“Sometimes some participants may reveal to their coach things that they do not want their parents or guardian to know. In these circumstances, it is better to have the right tools to guide our discussions with the participant and provide the necessary help.”

- A coach
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“80% of teens say they have experienced some form of dating violence. We also know that coaches play a crucial role in the lives of their participants and can help create a safe environment. Intervening beyond sport provides coaches with the tools they need to help young people struggling with unhealthy relationships.”

Gretchen Kerr, Ph.D.

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Contact the Coaching Association of Canada for more information about Support Through Sport and how to get started.

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