Emotional and Physical Abuse
You can play a key role in shaping sport environments in which all athletes feel safe, supported, and strengthened. By modeling and teaching appropriate behaviors and boundaries, you can reduce the possibility of abuse and misconduct in your sport settings.
On this page, you’ll learn about power differences and their impact on the coach/athlete dynamic, how trauma may affect how coaches can work best with youth athletes, solid principles for creating positive environments, and how to intervene in situations to stop bad behavior in its tracks.
FOUR ELEMENTS OF PREVENTION
Visit the below pages for resources and links to help you recognize, prevent, and respond to abuse and misconduct in your organization.