Athlete Safety Matters

Athlete Safety Matters

Athlete Safety Matters is a program designed for youth athletes in grades K-12 to prevent, recognize, and respond appropriately to abuse. This program is designed for student-athletes, coaches, volunteers, other staff, and parents/guardians.

Topics that will  be discussed: 

  • 5 Safety Rules
  • Safe vs. Unsafe Adults
  • Abuse (physical, emotional, sexual, & neglect)
  • Bullying/Cyberbullying
  • Reporting

Lesson Overview

Lessons are split into two sessions, and students are split into different age clusters:

  • K-2
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12

Each lesson ranges from 35 – 55 minutes (upon request, lessons can be broken down into four shorter lesson segments.)

Materials & Resources

  • Easy to follow facilitator scripts for each lesson.
  • PowerPoint presentations that are interactive and engaging for students.
  • Handouts for students and parents/guardians.
  • Online training options for facilitator certification.