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SAFE SPORT INFORMATION     

GSC and  USA Swimming are committed to the safety and well-being of all of our members, with the welfare of the athletes as the top priority.

GSC and USA Swimming are required to comply with the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy ("MAAPP") set forth by the US Center for Safe Sport. You can read the policy  here.

ALL GSC athletes 18 years & older are NOW required to take Athlete Protection Training. The Athlete Protection Training information can be found HERE.

Safe Sport:  Best Practices.

Thank you for your constant commitment for protecting those in your care.

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Safe Sport course for Swim Parents

As part of the Safe Sport initiative. USA swimming is offering this course to increase awareness.

Click Here to Begin 

This online training course covers sensitive material, including sexual and physical abuse.

Presented by Praesidium Inc. c 2013 -- Praesidium Inc. is the national leader in  abuse risk management

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Safe Sport course for Athletes

You have learned how to be safe in the water - don't dive in the shallow end, no running on deck, and clear the pool when you see lightning - but Safe Sport is about the ways to stay safe outside of the pool too. Kids, please talk to you parents before using this link!

Click here to begin 

This online training course covers sensitive material, including sexual and physical abuse.

Presented by Praesidium Inc. c 2013 -- Praesidium Inc. is the national leader in  abuse risk management

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Safe Sport Documents and Information

USA Swimming (719) 866-4578  Deal with a Safe Sport Concern

USA swimming members should use the policies, guidelines, best practices, strategies, and tools included in this handbook to implement Safe Sport practices at the local level. Together, we can create a safe environment for all members to enjoy the sport of swimming.

U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report.  Use the  online reporting form , call (720) 524-5640, or find more information at www.uscenterforsafesport.org.

GSC Safe Sport Club Coordinator contact: Kelly Brown, [email protected], contact with questions and/or concerns.

Preventing False Allegations ( PDF)

Questions for Swim Parents ( PDF)

Safety Card for Marshals ( PDF). We will provide these to meet marshals at our hosted meets.

Deck Change Poster ( PDF) and No Camera Poster ( PDF). These will be posted at our hosted meets.

Instructions for Timers ( PDF). Point 3 is particularly relevant for Safe Sport.

___________________________________________________________________________________ GSC/USA Swimming Safe Sport Policies 

GSC Family Code of Conduct

Link to USA Swimming Code of Conduct

GSC Action Plan to Address Bullying Policy

Electronic Communication Policy (NEW MAAP Requirements)

Team Travel Policy (NEW MAAP Requirements)

Locker Room Monitoring Policy (New MAAP Requirements)

GSC Photograpy Policy

Athlete Electronic Communication Best Practice Policy (NEW MAAP Requirements)

Massage & Rubdowns Policy (NEW MAAP Requirements)

Applicable Adults Policy (NEW MAAP Requirements)

One on One Interaction Policy (NEW MAAP Requirements)

Grievance Porcedure Policy (NEW MAAP Requirements)

APT Requirements for Adult Athletes (NEW MAAP Requirements)

MAAP & Non-USA Swimming Activities Policy

GSC Coach Code of Conduct

P ermission for Local Transportation

Permission for Licensed Massage Therapist

Permissions for Adult Athlete Lodging with a Minor Athlete

Permission for Travel to Competition

 

 

 

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