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Safe Sport

SAFE SPORT INFORMATION

Mission and Vision Statement:  The goal of the North Iowa Splash Swim Team is to teach all levels of swimmers in a competitive as well as positive swim team environment, encouraging individual development, teamwork, responsibility, fitness and good sportsmanship while maintaining the swimmer's safety and health.

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


U.S. Center for Safe Sport: Call (720) 524-5640 or use the online reporting form at online reporting form, or find more information at http://www.uscenterforsafesport.org/

Athletes, Parents, Families will follow USA Swimming Code of Conduct, currently found here in Article 304 of their rule book

Athletes, Parents, and Coaches will also follow the NIS Codes of Conduct:

NIS Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy

Anti-bullying Policy

Safe Sport Best Practices - Guidelines

NIS Swimming Grievance Procedure

Parents Guide to Misconduct in Sports This Safe Sport online course for parents provides an introduction to Safe Sport, abuse, and reporting information. The course available to both members and non-members of USA Swimming, and is free. The course is optional, however, our club receives points toward USA Swimming Safe Sport Recognition based on the percentage of registered households that have completed it. Get registered and take the course here

Online Safe Sport for Athletes:  (geared for 12-17 year olds) This Safe Sport online training for athletes provides an introduction to Safe Sport, healthy boundaries, and how to speak up about misconduct, abuse, and the behaviors that lead to abuse. The course is free, and optional, however, our club receives points toward USA Swimming Safe Sport Recognition based on the percentage of registered athletes in our club that have completed it. Get registered and take the course here

Safe Sport Activity Book:  designed for use with kids ages 6-11 to start the conversation about positive team culture, maintaining an environment of support and safety, and all the reasons to love the sport of swimming.

Permission Slips & Parent Consent Forms

Includes the following:

  • NIS Photography Policy
  • Permission for a Licensed Massage Therapist, or other Certified Professional or Health Care Provider to treat a Minor Athlete 
  • Overnight / Travel with unrelated adult athlete and minor athlete
  • Unrelated Adult Local Transportation of Minor
  • Travel to Competition with Minor Athlete

 

Questions?  Contact Amy Halverson or Nathan Hehr, NIS Safe Sport Coordinators