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SAFE SPORT

Safe Sport & Athlete Proctection 

SBA and USA Swimming are proud to have Athlete Protection Policies in place to help protect the safety of our athletes and all members.  All SBA team polices must be agreed to during our annual team registration and/or at the time of your initial registration. Travel policies and paperwork must be completed for all team travel trips and meets.  You can read the SBA Safe Sport Policy here

SAFE SPORT BEST PRACTICES

Deal with a Concern 

Any Safe Sport concerns, can be brought to anyone you feel comfortable reporting to--- the safety of our athletes is our top concern. 

Contacts & Resources

SBA Contacts

  • Safe Sport Coordinator - Candace Ledesma
  • Head Coach - Jud Shutts
  • Team Manager - Julie Corrigan: sanbenitoaquatics@gmail.com

You can report to ANY board member or coach.

Mandatory Reporting Rule

ARTICLE 306: SEXUAL MISCONDUCT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

  1. It is every member’s responsibility to promptly report any incident regarding sexual misconduct by a member as described in Article 304.3.8  to USA Swimming’s Director of Safe Sport.  Reporting must occur when an individual has firsthand knowledge of misconduct or where specific and credible information has been received from a victim or knowledgeable third party.  Various state laws may also require reporting to law enforcement or to a designated child protection agency.
  2. No member shall retaliate against any individual who has made a good faith report under 306.1.
  3. False reporting of sexual misconduct made in bad faith is prohibited.
  4. Neither civil nor criminal statutes of limitation apply to reports of cases of sexual abuse.”