“There’s nothing better than excelling at a game you love. There’s nothing worse than thinking your accomplishments as a player outweigh your responsibilities as a person.”

– Doug Flutie, Former NFL Quarterback

Are you a CBIM Advocate?

CBIM Advocates believe in leveraging the power of sports to promote healthy relationships. They are savvy organizers who manage their community’s CBIM implementation. If you are passionate about supporting coaches to deliver the program to their athletes, you’re a CBIM Advocate.

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Getting Started

Start off by gaining support for your CBIM implementation and gathering information about your community’s needs. Follow these steps and get your CBIM work ready to go.

Making the Case: CBIM FAQ
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Talk with Your Colleagues

Discuss your plan to implement CBIM with your colleagues to ensure you have support to organize coaches in your community.

Assess Your Community

Identify the schools or organizations where CBIM will be implemented and meet with key stakeholders.

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Get to know your Coaches Kit

Become familiar with the program materials such as the Playbook and the Card Series.

Building Partnerships

The success of CBIM depends on strong partnerships. Identify and meet with key stakeholders such as school Principals, Athletic Directors, or influential coaches to gain their support for CBIM. It is also helpful to connect with local experts and violence prevention agencies in your community.

CBIM Organizing Tips
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CBIM Organizing Journey
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Coaches Clinics

Prepare coaches for taking on CBIM by hosting a Coaches Clinic. A Coaches Clinic is an important training kickoff where coaches learn about CBIM’s program goals and structure and practice teaching techniques.

Clinic Kit
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Coaches Tools

CBIM materials are organized into easy-to-use Toolkits. Explore and download these toolkits for more resources to support your Coaching Boys Into Men work.

Evaluating

Reflect on the season. CBIM includes surveys and analysis tools to help you gather feedback from your coaches and athletes about the program. By collecting information on program attitudes and behaviors, you’ll be able to better prepare for future seasons!

Evaluation Toolkit
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