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Keep Sport Healthy, Safe and Fun

Sask Sport strives to make sport in Saskatchewan as safe as possible and welcoming for all participants. Keeping sport healthy, safe and fun has been a priority of Sask Sport for decades and we actively work with our membership and partners to fulfill that goal.

Sask Sport has many practices, policies and resources available (listed below) that assist with bullying, abuse, harassment, discrimination, maltreatment and conflict in sport.

Safe Sport Contacts

Sask Sport has a Respect Resource Line available that provides free, confidential and anonymous assistance to calls, texts or email inquiries regarding possible bullying, abuse, harassment or discrimination in sport.
Respect Resource Line

Sask Sport’s Dispute Resolution Officer can assist organizations with best practices regarding how to handle a complaint in sport. Contact Nathan Cole at (306) 780-9350 or ncole@sasksport.ca.

Contact Nathan

The Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) Institute of Saskatchewan provides neutral, third-party case management services to any sport in Saskatchewan.

Call the Respect Resource Line or
Nathan Cole to determine whether or
not ADR is a service you require.


Safe Sport Training and Resources

All active and affiliate members of Sask Sport are required to adopt a DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY SUITE.
Review Policies

The online RESPECT IN SPORT ACTIVITY LEADER PROGRAM educates youth leaders, coaches, officials and participants (14-years and up) to recognize, understand and respond to issues of bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination.
Register for Respect Training for Activity Leaders

The online RESPECT IN SPORT PARENT PROGRAM helps define a standard of behaviour for all parents to create a more rewarding, safe and respectful environment for everyone involved.
Read about the Respect Training for Parents      Register for Respect Training for Parents

The COACHING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA offers a variety of training programs that empower coaches with knowledge and skills, promote ethics, foster positive attitudes, build competence, and increase the credibility and recognition of coaches.
Coaching Resources      The National Coaching Certification Program      The Responsible Coaching Movement

The COMMIT TO KIDS program helps child-serving organizations reduce the risk of sexual abuse and create safer environments for children in their care.
Resources and training

VOLUNTEER CANADA provides national leadership and expertise on volunteerism to increase the participation, quality, and diversity of volunteer experiences.
See tools and resources      Download the Screening Handbook


Contact Us          

Nathan Cole
Provincial Sport Consultant

Sask Sport
(306) 780-9350
Lisa Stewart
Sport Assistant

Sask Sport
(306) 975-0829