An Education Program On The Prevention Of Bullying, Harassment and Abuse In Hockey




An educational program to impact on the attitudes, skills and knowledge of the coach/instructor that will result in a safe, sportsmanlike environment for all players.


At the end of this seminar coaches should be able to:

- Define bullying, harassment and abuse

- Know the difference between bullying, harassment and abuse

- Understand and apply prevention strategies

- Apply response skills to bullying, harassment and abuse

- Demonstrate a positive attitude towards becoming leaders in establishing safe, sportsmanlike environments for all players


Who Should Attend?


By November 15th of the current hockey season all Hockey Teams in the province of Alberta must have all registered Team Officials certified in the Respect in Sport-Activity Leader/Coach program or at least have the equivalent “Speak Out” program certification already completed.


Qualification Requirements:


There is no prerequisite course to the Respect In Sport Program.


Qualification is based on 100% completion of the online program.


Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a Respect In sport Certificate, and will be able to print it off when completed.




The Canadian Red Cross -
PREVNet - -
The Media Awareness Network -
Long Term Athlete Development -
Public Health Agency of Canada - National Clearing house on Family Violence - Bullying Topics
Canada Safety Council - Workplace Bullying Topics
Respect in Sport -

AAA State of Play - Guide to Bullying Prevention



For more information, contact Drew Dixon; Manager, Coach Development.