Safe Sport


North Shore Swim Club (NSSC) SAFE SPORT

North Shore Swim Club is committed to creating a healthy and safe learning environment that inspires confidence and promotes growth of all athletes, coaches, and parents.

 


SAFE SPORT

USA Swimming has a program called “SAFE SPORT”.  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 high-risk situations.

NSSC fully endorses and supports USA Swimming’s Safe Sport and Safety programs.  For more information on Safe Sport, visit https://www.usaswimming.org/Home/safe-sport.

 


SAFE SPORT ONLINE TRAINING FOR PARENTS & ATHLETES

- FREE SAFE SPORT TRAINING FOR PARENTS

Parents are a critical component to our overall goal of protecting children from sexual abuse. The comprehensive online programming includes information about how offenders operate; how to recognize and respond to boundary violations, myths and facts about child sexual abuse and USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Policies and Procedures.

FOR USA SWIMMING MEMBERS: Access the training for parents at www.usaswimming.org/learn

FOR NON-MEMBERS: You can create a free non-member education account and access the training for parents at learn.usaswimming.org

 

FREE SAFE SPORT TRAINING FOR MINOR ATHLETES

Safe Sport for Minor Athletes Online Course:
 
This course is designed for athletes  12-17 years old and will cover:

1. The basics of Safe Sport,

2. Understanding the three types of boundaries, and

3. What to do if you or someone you know is being harmed.

Parents and coaches can use the facilitation guide in the course to open up a conversation about Safe Sport and healthy boundaries.  

ADULT ATHLETES (18+ years) of USA Swimming must take the full Athlete Protection Training.

USA SWIMMING MEMBERS may access the course via www.usaswimming.org/learn

NON-MEMBERS may access the course via learn.usaswimming.org 

 
 
 

SAFE SPORT DOCUMENTS

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP)

Parent, Coach, Adult Athlete MAAP Mandatory Acknowledgment Form

Safe Sport Best Practice Guidelines

Bullying Policy & Action Plan

Electronic Communication & Social Media Policy

Team Travel Policy

 

USA Swimming Code of Conduct

 

NSSC Coaches Code of Conduct

NSSC Parent Code of Conduct

NSSC Athlete Code of Conduct

 

 

 


NSSC DOCUMENTS/PERMISSION FORMS

Licensed Massage Therapist Permission Form

Mental Heath Professional Permission Form

Unrelated Adult Transportation Permission Form

Photography Policy / Permission Form

Grievance Policy

 

 


HOW TO REPORT A SAFE SPORT CONCERN

To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact USA Swimming at 719-866-4578.  Contact the US Center for Safe Sport to make a report.  Call 720-524-5640, use the online reporting form, or find more information at http://www.uscenterforsafesport.org.

 

 


SAFE SPORT COORDINATOR

Tony Padvaiskas can be reached at tonypad@aol.com.