Injury and accident (ROO) versus reports to the U.S. Center of Safe Sport


Injury and accident reports of occurrence (ROO) versus reports
to the U.S. Center for SafeSport

To: USA Swimming club leaders

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the “Center”) has recently forwarded to USA Swimming numerous injury and accident reports, which were filed on its reporting system. Please note that acute injury and accident reports such as physical injuries sustained during practice or competition should be filed directly with USA Swimming via a Report of Occurrence (“ROO”). The ROO can be located online using the link below. Questions on filling out the ROO should be directed to Steve Levine at [email protected].

Please report instances of sexual misconduct to the Center at and report instances of physical and emotional misconduct to USA Swimming’s Safe Sport staff at


Report of Occurrence Form