“If we’re only teaching them how to play the sport, then we’re failing them big-time.”

– Mike Berg, Former High School Football Coach

Are you a CBIM Coach?

CBIM Coaches stand up for respect. They are role models for their athletes and fellow coaches, and are dedicated to developing positive character and leadership. If you believe in empowering your athletes to stand up for integrity, nonviolence, and respect, you are a CBIM Coach.

Are you a CBIM Coach?
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Getting Started

CBIM is specifically developed for coaches to be easily incorporated into your regular coaching strategy and sessions. Here’s how you can prepare for the season.

Readiness Assessment
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Partner with Experts

Connecting with a violence prevention expert in your community can be helpful in providing background on domestic violence, sexual assault, and teen dating abuse.

Assess Your Community’s Readiness

It’s important to be prepared before starting CBIM. Use the readiness assessment to help you get ready to lead your team through the card series curriculum.

Engage & Prepare Your School

Talk with administrators about your school’s policies on reporting harassment, abuse, and physical and sexual violence. There may be reporting requirements that apply to you.

Coaches Clinics

A Coaches Clinic is a training kick off that can help you practice teaching techniques and learn CBIM program goals and structure. These training tools will help you get ready to start leading the card series curriculum with your athletes.

CBIM Playbook
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Coaches Training 
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The Coaches Kit

The Coaches Kit has everything you need to successfully deliver the Coaching Boys Into Men Card Series Curriculum to your athletes. Download the kit and get to know the card series curriculum here.



Coaching Boys Into Men provides surveys and analysis tools to help you gather feedback from athletes and other coaches about the program. By collecting information on program attitudes and behaviors, you’ll be able to better prepare for future seasons.

CBIM Program Evaluation Tools
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Ron Barney
District Athletic Director & Coach, San Juan School District





“After implementing CBIM, the school was just a happier and better place for students. Our climate is just a whole different thing compared to most high schools. It’s a pyramid thing; it spreads.”
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