The Chicago Wolfpack Aquatic Club 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. Thank you for your commitment for protecting those in our care.
As of June 23, 2019, CWAC and USA Swimming will be required to comply with the New Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy ("MAAPP") set forth by the US Center for Safe Sport. Effective September 1, 2021 the MAAPP Policy 2.0 will be implemented. Click here for the CWAC MAAPP Policy. You can read more about the policy by clicking here.
All CWAC athletes 18 years and older are required to take Athlete Protection Training which can be found here.
USA Swimming - call (719) 866-4578 or report a concern online - click here.
USA Center for Safe Sport - call (833) 587-7233 or visit their website - click here
CWAC Safe Sport Coordinator - Samantha Stephens - [email protected]
Safe Sport Course For Parents
As part of the Safe Sport initiative. USA swimming is offering this course to increase awareness. This online training course covers sensitive material, including sexual and physical abuse. The course is presented by Praesidium which is a national leader in abuse risk management - Click Here
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! This online training course covers sensitive material, including sexual and physical abuse. The course is presented by Praesidium which is a national leader in abuse risk management - Click Here
Safe Sport Documents and Information
Best Practices Guidelines (PDF)
Preventing False Allegations (PDF)
Questions for Swim Parents (PDF)
Safety Card for Marshals (PDF).
Deck Change Poster (PDF) and No Camera Poster (PDF). These will be posted at our hosted meets.
CWAC / USA Swimming Safe Sport Policies