It’s an online world, and sport and recreation is firmly part of it. Technology has brought incredible advances in sport, but also present risks. Traditional sport club issues such poor sportsmanship or sideline abuse no longer just occur “on the field” – they almost always play out on social media too.
Clubs and members can all play a part in safe and respectful online experiences. Here’s some advice how.
From cyberbullying to image based abuse, defamation or fake news, there are a number of common social media issues sport clubs and members should be aware of.Read More
Effectively managing social media issues requires club committees to be prepared and proactive.Read More
Coaches are influential and need to use and understand online communication thoughtfully. Here are some tips how:Read More
Players have a responsibility to be good sports and behave respectfully at all times when involved in sport, including on social media.Read More
Listen to some examples of sports taking about social media use and impact.Read More
All sport and recreation clubs should have a social media policy in place. Check with your state/national body or use our social media policy template.Read More