The Respect in Sport Activity Leader/Coach Program educates youth leaders, coaches, officials and participants (14-years and up) to recognize, understand and respond to issues of bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination (BAHD). Our Activity Leader and Parent Programs are the Safe Sport Canada solution!

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Why Respect in Sport?

Who is most responsible for improving sportsmanship?

Coaches - 95%
Teachers - 65%
Parents - 55%
The most serious issues facing community sport today

Statistics show that over 70% of children drop out of organized sports by the age of 13

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One of the most common reasons coaches, managers, officials and athletes, of all ages, cite for leaving sport is unacceptable parent behaviour. The Respect in Sport Parent Program will help define a standard of behaviour for all parents and create a more rewarding, safe and respectful environment for everyone involved. Parents want to do a great job supporting their kids. Respect in Sport provides parents with the tools to create and maintain Safe Sport environments. With over 1.5 Million people Respect Certified, we are the Safe Sport Canada Solution!

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What Our Clients Have To Say

With Respect in Sport we’ve learned that all sports are the same when it comes to dealing with abuse, bullying, and harassment.

With one, convenient and consistent program for all coaches in Manitoba, we empowered our coaches to be even better role models, and given them the necessary tools to deal with these tough issues.

Jeff Hnatiuk
President and CEO, Sport Manitoba

Creating a safe, positive and fun environment for grassroots hockey is a primary goal for Hockey Canada.

The simple, consistent and relevant message Respect in Sport programs deliver to parents and volunteers across the country assists Hockey Canada to achieve this goal.

Paul Carson
Former Vice-President, Hockey Development - Hockey Canada

The Respect in Sport learning portal has provided the Alberta Gymnastics Federation with a highly engaging, consistent and easy to access teaching tool, that is appropriate for our entire membership. Parents, athletes, coaches, judges and club administrators have all benefited tremendously from the no nonsense, no shame approach to educating our community about a difficult subject matter. Year over year, we are able to provide new members with the same information, which continues to create and foster a safe sporting environment for all participants.

Scott Hayes
President & CEO, Alberta Gymnastics Federation