Protecting Against Abuse Training Course


Welcome to Protecting Against Abuse training for National Alliance for Youth Sports coaches. This program provides valuable information on protecting your athletes from the many forms of abuse that occur in sports, as well as in their personal lives.

The National Alliance for Youth Sports' Protecting Against Abuse training is compliant with the requirements of the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, also known as the Safe Sport Authorization Act, an American law which establishes protection for young athletes.

The training covers:

  • Knowing the facts
  • Types of Abuse
  • Bullying and Hazing
  • Grooming
  • Reporting
  • Protecting Yourself and Your Players
  • Conclusion
  • Additional Resources

Throughout the training you'll find multiple choice questions to test how well you understand the material. Once you correctly answer all the questions you can print out a certificate recognizing that you have completed this additional training. After completing this training if you are interested in further information regarding abuse prevention, visit the Additional Resources page. The National Alliance for Youth Sports applauds you for taking the time to complete this training. Let's get started.