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Safe Sport


As an USAS member club and Safe Sport Recognized team, DCS supports and adheres to all initiatives that protect our swimmers.

Our Safe Sport Coordinator is swim-parent, Julieta Valenzona Doyle. Julieta is a also a member of the DCS Board of Directors.

If you have any questions or concerns about Safe Sport, please contact Julieta at [email protected] or look for her at the pool.

To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact USA Swimming at (719) 866-4578.

To make a report, contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport. Call (720) 524-5640 or use the online reporting form. You can find more information at

USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy, and safe environment for all of its members. For that reason, USA Swimming and the Georgia Swimming LSC have created a detailed Code of Conduct. Safe Sport also provides policies, education, a reporting structure, and tools that are intended to serve our members as we work together to maintain this environment. Visit the USA Swimming Safe Sport page.

Required Safe Sport Training LINK for DCS ANNUAL REGISTRATION

Safe Sport Documents and Podcasts

Safe Sport Registration Instructions

Safe Sport Recognized Steps

  1. Go to
  2. Click on either “REGISTER”

  3. If you are a USA Swimming member (athlete),
    1. Click on “START”
    2. Scroll down and enter your first name, last name, and date of birth, then click “search”. Your name and club code will appear below the search button.  
    3. Click “Continue”. That will bring you to the ATHLETE PROTECTION TRAINING portal.  
    4. Click “START”. You may be asked to update your profile (enter your email, LSC (GA) and club name (Douglas County Stingrays). You will be told your profile has been updated and you may move to other pages.  Look at the bar at the top of the screen:
    5. Select “COURSES”. If you are an athlete, look under “Safe Sport for Athletes” 
    6. click “ADD TO CART” 
  4. If you are a non-member (parent), click on “CREATE ACCOUNT”
    1. Enter your information
    2. Click “REGISTER”. The site will welcome you and tell you that you have not started any courses. 
    3. Click “COURSES”. You will see a number of courses available. Look under “Parent’s Guide to Misconduct in Sport”
    4. Click “ADD TO CART”.  It will display a checkmark, and say “IN CART”
  5. Click on the shopping cart at the top right-hand of the screen and select “CHECKOUT”.  
  6. There is no charge, however you will be required to enter your name and address. NO billing information is required. 
  7. Click “Next Step”. On the next screen, 
  8. Click “Place Order”
  9. Go to “DASHBOARD” and click “START” your course.
  10. Click “Next” to proceed from segment to segment.  The course takes about 10 minutes.
  11. Click “SUBMIT” when you are done. You will receive a congratulatory message, indicating that you have completed the Safe Sport course.

You are encouraged to (but not required to) take additional courses.