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USA SWIMMING EXPANDS ATHLETE PROTECTION EFFORTS ACROSS MULTIPLE AREAS

Through decisive action at today's House of Delegates meeting, USA Swimming will expand its athlete protection efforts across multiple areas. The measures, which were put forth by the Board of Directors, will educate the membership on the issue, implement athlete protection policies, expand background checking to include all non-athlete members and require those employees and volunteers that interact with athletes to become members, and therefore undergo background checking. Additionally, the House of Delegates passed legislation making it mandatory to report credible information regarding sexual abuse.

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Athlete Protection Policies & Best Practice Guidelines