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2022 – 23 Course Dates – via ZOOM

The Canadian Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (CIAAA) would like to invite you to attend the online delivery of a fantastic Leadership Training Program course aimed at many of the day-to-day operational responsibilities of Canadian Athletic Directors

504C: Legal Issues I – The Basics of Negligence, Liability  and Risk Management (November 17, 2022 – 6 – 9 pm)

This course covers liability, negligence, and risk management practices for athletic administrators. Legal concepts will be introduced to athletic administrators through the use of case law, case studies, and guided discussion. Appropriate risk management documentation procedures for athletic administrators will be identified. Attendees will benefit from discussing real-life case law scenarios and defining the duties and standards of care that the law requires of athletic administrators. Attendees will leave the course with new knowledge and actionable strategies for managing risk.

506C: Legal Issues II – Enhance Legal Topics for the Athletic Administrator (January 19, 2023 – 6 – 9 pm)

This course introduces the important legal issues of discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying, hazing, and violence in sport. Participants will learn the legal definitions of the terms and how they are applied to the sport and scholastic context. Case law examples, discussions and other activities will help participants navigate these complex issues. Athletic administrators are also more frequently dealing with legal issues in an “online” context. This course looks at these new issues (cyber-bulling, online privacy, defamation, and coach-athlete relationship closeness on Facebook) through a legal lens and participants will learn tips for how best to manage online issues. Finally, the course touches on employment law and participants will learn best practices for beginning and ending relationships with teacher coaches and volunteer coaches.

602C – Creating Your Athletic Handbook – ON LINE VIA WEBINAR – 2, 1.5 hour sessions on  February ? & ?, 2023

This working course is designed to guide attendees through the process of creating a complete and effective athletic handbook. Effective athletic handbooks provide vision/direction for your program, disseminate critical information to your constituents and can save Athletic Administrators countless hours. This is a working course where attendees will be provided with a number of templates as a starting point and surrounded by a number of experienced Athletic Administrators leading the course. Attendees will be expected to come prepared with a list of school and district-specific documents to guide them during the handbook creation process. This list will be sent to attendees roughly one week prior to the course delivery date.

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE – $125-. For more information on how to register, please go to the “HOW TO REGISTER FOR A COURSE “ sub-menu link on the left-hand side of this page.

FOR MORE INFORMATION on specific course content, please check out the CIAAA course page on this site.


Jim Barbeau (Sport Coordinator, OFSAA) at [email protected]