Kate Moorhouse – Canadian Olympic Committee
This session will provide a brief summary on the current Canadian sport landscape as well as challenges at the International level. Participants will be provided with tangible tools and resources to help increase their knowledge and awareness.
Join representatives from the Canadian Sport Institute – Calgary, Coaching Association of Canada and Alberta Sport Connection as they lead a facilitated discussion on the challenges and opportunities with the National Coaching Certification Program in Alberta.
Topics will include training, certification, online delivery and the Locker platform. Session 1 of 2.
More than ever before sport organizations recognize that they have a duty of care to their entire membership, particularly their youth. In this session, representatives from Alberta Gymnastics Federation and Swim Alberta will share the advances that each of their organizations have made in developing and implementing best practices and guiding principles in ensuring that they have created a safer sport environment for their athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers.
Safe Sport Organizational Effectiveness
How can we advance para sport in Alberta? David Legg with Alberta Para Sport and Catherine Gosselin-Despres from the Canadian Paralympic Committee will guide a discussion with leaders in this session of what’s next for para sport in Alberta and what can be done to be even more inclusive in this area.
Join representatives from the Canadian Sport Institute – Calgary, Coaching Association of Canada and the Alberta Sport Connection as they lead a facilitated discussion on the challenges and opportunities with the National Coaching Certification Program here in Alberta.
Topics of discussion will include training, certification, online delivery and The Locker platform. Session 2 of 2.
Sport organizations must have the proper policies in place to ensure a Safe Sport environment for all participants. In this timely session, lawyer Steve Indig will discuss how to improve your code of conduct, discipline and complaints policies, and screening procedures to increase protections for athletes, coaches, and volunteers.
Steve will also review whistleblower policies, the ombudsman concept for sport, how activating your policies and educating your stakeholders can reduce harassment and abuse in all areas of your organization, and more.
Additionally, participants will learn about good governance principles and Board composition considerations.