Respect In Sport

Calgary Minor Softball Association (of which Cochrane Softball is a member) has a requirement of completion of the Respect in Sport Program. The Respect in Sport Program is an online certification program designed to protect our youth as well as enhance Calgary Minor Softball of providing a safe and fun environment for all our participants. It is Canada’s leading online bullying, abuse, harassment, and negligence prevention program for parents, coaches, and community leaders.

Coaches & Managers

RIS Certification is required by all coaches and managers listed on the player roster. The course MUST be completed by April 2, 2018.  Any team that has coaches/managers that do not meet the requirements outlined will be deemed an ineligible team and therefore will not able to participate in league play for Calgary Minor Softball until all requirements are met.


RIS Certification is required in all divisions, one parent of every registered player must have completed the Respect in Sport Parent Program and be completed no later then mid April. Players failing to have a parent certified with the Respect in Sport certification will be ineligible to play until certification has been achieved.

Please sign up through the Calgary Minor Softball website.

If you have this course from another sport - it is transferable.  Instructions are available on how to do this on the website below.  

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by April 2, 2018 - coaches/managers

by April 9, 2018 - one parent per player


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