Tennis Manitoba

Respect in Sport Policy

Purpose of the Policy:

1.        Tennis Manitoba is committed to creating a sport environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Coaches / teaching professionals have a responsibility to create a sporting environment that is free of harassment and abuse.

2.        Tennis Manitoba requires that all coaches / teaching professionals participating in tennis have completed the online Respect in Sport as required by Sport Manitoba.

Scope and Application:

1.        The policy applies to all coaches / teaching professionals registered with; or named on an official sport roster; or under the jurisdiction of Tennis Manitoba.

  1. Any coach / teaching professional not having completed the program or maintained certified status in the timeframe established by Tennis Manitoba may be removed as a coach / teaching professional until such time that the course is completed.

  1. The Board of Directors of Tennis Manitoba is responsible for setting out the communication and timing of course completion and recertification.


Non-compliance of this policy may result in further discipline as determined by the Board of Directors or in accordance with Tennis Manitoba’s policy.  

Review and Approval:

This policy was approved by the Board of Directors on January 22, 2015, and will be reviewed by the Executive Committee on an annual basis.