Blue Devil Swim Club takes athlete protection extremely seriously. The coaches and the organization are committed to providing an environment that helps nurture children and young adults in the most positive and emotionally healthy manner possible. We fully support the actions of USA Swimming Safe Sport and the U.S.Center for Safe Sport in the efforts to protect all athletes. Below you will find comprehensive information on athlete protection from Blue Devils Swim Club and the USA Swimming Safe Sport division.

Your BDSC Safe Sport Coordinator, Karin Brown, can be reached at [email protected]


To report a concern to Blue Devil Swim Club:

Follow procedure within this document:  BDSC Grievance Procedure



To report a concern beyond Blue Devil Swim Club:

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

Contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Call (720) 524-5640 or use the

online reporting form or find more information at




MAAPP (Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy) ALL PARENTS NEED TO ACKNOWLEDGE (see next document)

Acknowledgement of Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy  

ATHLETE PROTECTION TRAINING Required for all Coaches, Officials, Board members, Chaperones, Adult Athletes(18yrs and older) and Meet Directors




USA Athlete Protection Policies

FREE Online Safe Sport Education for Minor Athletes Ages 12 - 17

Safe Sport Activity Book Ages 5 - 11 




FREE Online Safe Sport Education for Parents



Applicable Adults

BDSC Anti Bullying Policy 

Best Practices 

Coaches Code of Conduct

Electronic Communications Policy (BDSC)

Locker Room and Changing Areas

Massages and Rubdowns

One-on-One Interactions

Social Media and Electronic Communications (USA Swimming)

Team Travel Code of Conduct for Athletes

Team Travel without Parents

Written Permission for Licensed Massage Therapist

Written Permission for an unrelated adult athlete to share lodging with minor athlete

Written Permission for an unrelated adult providing local transportation to minor athlete

Written pemission for an unrelated adult to travel to competition with minor athlete