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The viaSport Resources section is a hub of sport information created to connect administrators, athletes, and coaches with ready made and available resources found throughout the amateur sport sector.

viaSport is always looking to improve the resources we connect you to. If you would like to add a resource or correct a broken link, feel free to contact us.

 

The 60 Minute Kids' Club is a fun and engaging program designed to get children from K - Gr. 6 excited about making the right healthy choices.

This online module is designed to educate sport and recreation leaders about important aspects of Aboriginal culture, and to provide best practices on how to incorporate this awareness into their programming. With history, teachings, personal experiences and resources built into the module, leaders can walk away with a better understanding of how to ensure Aboriginal people participate in sport and recreation in an environment that is inclusive, safe and respectful.

Action Schools! BC is a best practices whole-school model designed to assist elementary and middle schools in creating and implementing individualized action plans to promote healthy living while achieving academic outcomes and supporting comprehensive school health.

Published by the CAAWS, this resource provides recommendations to address the psycho-social factors that influence female athlete development, leadership and life-long participation in sport and physical activity. 

The Advanced Coaching Diploma offered through the Canadian Sport Institute is an option for Competition Development Certified coaches that are looking to take their coaching to the next step. The Diploma consists of four core themes: Coaching Leadership, Coaching Effectiveness, Performance Planning and Training and Competition Readiness.

The World Anti-Doping Code (Code) is the core document that harmonizes anti-doping policies, rules and regulations within sport organizations and among public authorities around the world. It works in conjunction with five International Standards which aim to foster consistency among anti-doping organizations in various areas: testing; laboratories; Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs); the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; and the protection of privacy and personal information.

The Coaches Association of BC published a quarterly magazine from 2005-2014.

A series of board development workbooks have been developed by the Alberta Government and the Muttart Foundation, including Developing Job Descriptions, Recruiting and Developing Effective Board Members, Hiring and Performance Appraisal of the Executive Director and Financial Responsibilities.

This Vantage Point resource outlines board recruitment, board member position descriptions and committee terms of reference.

Recognizing the importance of engaging highly qualified leaders on the Board of Directors, Volleyball Canada recently completed a succession planning process. After reviewing a number of on-line resources, Volleyball Canada created a customized approach to succession planning.

Accessibility Sport Hub

ASH is viaSport’s chatbot that connects people to disability resources, making it easier to access information by sport and disability or impairment.

#erasebullying resources

viaSport's #ERASEbullying campaign has gathered helpful resources that include policies, education and campaigns in order to help your sport environment stay safe.

Communications Toolkit for Sport

With 12 modules in the making, communications expert, Arley McNeney, provides some tips and tricks to make your job a little bit easier.

Aboriginal Cultural Relations Module

This FREE interactive module is designed to educate sport and recreation leaders about important aspects of Aboriginal culture, and to provide best practices on how to incorporate this awareness into their programming.

Social Media Toolkit

The social media toolkit for sport communicators is intended to help B.C. sport organizations, clubs and other sport-related organizations navigate the confusing and rapidly evolving word of social media. 

Dispute Prevention & Resolution

The Dispute Prevention and Resolution framework guides BC sport organizations to reduce the number of sport disputes and provides administrators with an ample amount of tools for prevention and resolution.