Published January 11, 2005
More than ever before, coaches are aware of the risks and responsibilities they assume when they coach. These risks and responsibilities include those that are legal in nature. No matter what their certification level, experience, employment or volunteer status, sport discipline, or location of residence, coaches at all times have a legal obligation to provide a safe environment for participants. This concise booklet is a great reference guide for the coach who wants to learn more about legal and risk management obligations and practical, daily measures that can be taken to fulfill those obligations.
Read more (PDF): Information Package on Legal Issues for Coaches