Safe Sport


        USA Swimming's Safe Sport Programming

USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy and safe environment for all of its members. For that reason, there is a detailed Code of Conduct in place. The rules, policies, reporting structure, education and tools are intended to serve the membership to help maintain a safe environment.

The Safe Sport Handbook was designed to help USA Swimming members implement safe sport practices at the local level and includes detailed information on USA Swimming policies, guidelines, best practices, strategies and tools.

USA Swimming Safe Sport Handbook

USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy and safe sport environment for all its members. The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program raises awareness about misconduct in sport, promotes open dialogue, and provides training and resources. For more information about the program, visit>resources>safe sport.

If you are interested in becoming part of the Ohio Swimming Safe Sport Committee:  click here.

Ohio Swimming Safe Sport Coordinator:
Christine Holmes

Safe Sport Committee:  
Christine Holmes Chair
John Bohm NW Rep
Toby Boedeker Dayton Rep
Jeff Raker Cincinnati Rep
(vacant) Central Rep
Tara Curtis Athlete
Katrina Kanzari Athlete
Braydon Kime Athlete
Terri Shannon At-Large
Caroline Holmes Safe Sport Fellow



Pre-Meet Risk Assessment Checklist for your pre-meet meeting
Safe Sport at Meets:
A Resource Guide
An informational resource to assist meet administration in handling Safe Sport issues
Safe Sport Parent Card An informational flyer for parents
Heat Sheet Ad Heat Sheet Ad (4.25 x 5.5)
Heat Sheet Ad Heat Sheet Ad (8.5 x 11.0)



USA Swimming Safe Sport Program 2012 Status Report
Printable Safe Sport Program Brochure
Privacy Policy - Updated May 2011
Safe Sport Framework
National Office Athlete Protection Policy