FLORIDA GOLD COAST SWIMMING
MAAPP & SAFE SPORT PROGRAMMING
USA Swimming is committed to safeguarding all of its members with the welfare of its athlete members as top priority. Safe Sport is USA Swimming’s comprehensive abuse prevention program and provides tools for swim clubs to educate their members and intervene in risky situations
We, Florida Gold Coast Swimming, fully endorse and support USA Swimming’s Safe Sport and Safety programs, as well as MAAPP, by helping to provide these resources for our LSC members.
Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) - Efffective June 23rd, 2019:
USA Swimming Member clubs are required to implement the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) in full by June 23, 2019. MAAPP contains five sections: one-on-one interactions, travel, social media and electronic communications, locker rooms and changing areas and massage, rubdowns and athletic training modalities. Please read below for the Policy and other education materials.
MAAPP Educational Documents:
MAAPP Sample Forms:
USA Swimming Model Safe Sport Policies:
Code(s) of Conduct:
Safe Sport Basics & Best Practices Guideline(s):
Report a Safe Sport Concern to USA Swimming:
FREE Safe Sport Courses:
FGC Swimming Safe Sport Contacts:
MICHAEL AVERETT, FGC SAFE SPORT CHAIR