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Game Plan For Coaches: Creating Safe + Inclusive Teams for LGBTQ+ Athletes

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This resource, provided by GLSEN's Changing the Game, a program created to give resources for educators and students to ensure that physical education classes and athletics are inclusive for LGBTQ+ individuals. The game plan is designed to help coaches ensure environments that are inclusive for all.

As a coach, you set the tone for your team’s culture. You are responsible for finding ways to bring out the best in each of your players. These resources and stories will help you, your assistant coaches, and volunteers intentionally create a competitive environment that is safe and inclusive for all players, including LGBTQ+ athletes.

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