Information for Coaches

Vaping Products information for Coaches

Coaches are important role-models for youth. What you do and say about using vaping products impacts how youth think about and use these products. Being open to talking about the harms of vaping with youth can make all the difference. This resource is meant to help you understand vaping, as well as potential vaping questions you may be asked by your players, accompanied by suggested responses.

How you can help:

  • Know the facts about vaping
  • Have open and honest conversations with your team about vaping
  • Set guidelines around vaping with your team
  • Set a positive example by being tobacco-free
Resources (click on each to download):

 

In the news…

Vaping is hurting teenage athletes dashing their future in sports

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/vaping-hurting-teenage-athletes-dashing-their-future-sports-n1027011

After vaping-related illness, teen now has lungs like ‘a 70-year-old’s’

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/11/health/vaping-lung-illness-illinois-teen-profile/index.html

Page Last Updated: 17/01/2020