April 1, 2021
Club Contacts, please forward this update from USA Swimming to your coaches.
|Revised List of Approved CPR/AED and STSC In-Water Skills Checklist Providers|
USA Swimming has published an updated list of CPR/AED and Safety Training for Swim Coaches In-Water Skills Checklist approved providers. These updates are the result of a six-month review conducted by USA Swimming’s Operational Risk Committee, in consultation with the American Red Cross, the purpose of which is to ensure the safety of USA Swimming member athletes and provide for consistency amongst curriculums.
In order to be an approved provider, the certifying organization must issue either American Red Cross or American Heart Association certificates or be deemed equivalent by either the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. Organizations which do not provide such certificates or are not deemed to be equivalent will no longer be approved providers for the purpose of USA Swimming safety training requirements. Online-only curriculums will no longer be approved.
The updated list of approved
CPR/AED providers can be located: https://www.usaswimming.org/
The updated skills checklist
for In-water Safety Training for Swim Coaches providers can be
These changes are effective immediately. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.