Of Culture

Leadership Certificate in Violence Prevention

The Champions of Culture Certificate equips coaches and athletics staff to build principles of respect, safety, and inclusion in athletic spaces.

By providing tools and insights to challenge entrenched sports cultures and behaviors, Champions of consent empowers coaches and athletics staff to not only model exemplary conduct but also to actively shape an environment where consent, healthy relationships, and inclusivity flourish, thereby laying the foundation for impactful leadership in athletic spaces.

“One thing I really enjoyed about this session was everyone’s willingness to share & be vulnerable about topics that don’t usually get discussed in a team setting.”

– Youth Athlete

Program Details


3 x 90 minute sessions = 4.5 hours total

Who is it for?

  • Coaches and athletics staff committed to fostering a healthy culture in athletic spaces
  • Interest in a preventative approach rather than a reactive one

Program Delivery

  • In-person
  • Discussion-based
  • Uses sport-specific scenarios


All the below subject matter is covered

What will you gain?

  • Developing a positive team culture through the social development of athletes with a preventative approach rather than a reactive one.
  • Comprehensive program covering all subject matter in curriculum
  • Develop a commitment and goals as a group which will be compiled and developed into a formal pdf after program completion.
  • Receive a plaque and certificate signifying your completion of the program.
  • Receive a digital logo certification for use online to represent your commitment to developing athletes beyond performance.



Consent & what it looks like in a team environment

How can coaches/staff lead by example & reinforce a culture of consent

The importance of healthy relationships in sport

Intervention in 1-on-1 situations

Healthy vs unhealthy coaching relationships

Coaching/staff commitment to apply learning to their work with athletes

Addressing “Locker Room” Talk

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Program Overview

90 Minute Session


Through guided discussions and interactive exercises, participants delve into essential topics such as leading by example, navigating locker room dynamics, and cultivating a steadfast commitment to nurturing a positive team culture.

Learning Objectives:

  • Characterize healthy and unhealthy culture within sports and how it translates into a larger community context.
  • Realize the significance of speaking out against issues to promote positive change.
  • Evaluate how personal actions and behaviours can be part of shaping a culture.
90 Minute Session


Participants engage in meaningful dialogue surrounding the importance of nurturing positive connections and addressing any potential red flags within one-on-one interactions. Through targeted intervention strategies, coaches and athletics staff gain valuable insights into recognizing and navigating the nuances between healthy and unhealthy coaching relationships.

Learning Objectives:

  • Characterize the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships between athletes and leadership within the sports context and how they translate into contexts outside of sports.
  • Realize the significance of addressing unhealthy behaviour in 1-on-1 situations.
90 Minute Session


Participants explore the meaning of consent and its practical applications within athletic settings, examining how it shapes interactions and relationships among team members. Through reflective discussions and interactive exercises, coaches and staff gain insights into leading by example, fostering a culture of respect, communication, and understanding of boundaries.

Learning Objectives:

  • Characterize what consent looks like, feels like, and sounds like, as well as identify the absence of consent.
  • Understand how consent can impact the feeling of safety among players.
  • Realize how personal actions contribute to creating a safe team environment.


Youth for Consent Culture is committed to providing equitable access to education. We strive to ensure that our programs are financially accessible to all. To support this commitment, we have adopted a flexible pricing model that takes into account various financial situations.