USA Swimming is committed to the safety and well-being of all its athletes. Safe Sport is USA Swimming’s comprehensive abuse prevention and provides tools and support for swim clubs to educate their members and provide action plans.

COAST fully endorses the Safe Sport program and encourages all swimmers and parents/guardians to read through the policies and plans to gain more information.


Information and Free Trainings for Parents & Swimmers

  • Safe Sport Introduction for Parents
  • Safe Sport Training for Parents
  • via ZOOM - must pre-register: click HERE
  • ​On USA Swimming's website: click HERE
  • Use this link to create an account with USA Swimming first if you do not have one.
  • Recommended Safe Sport Training for Athletes- for minor athletes
  • Use this link to create an account with USA Swimming first if you do not have one.
  • ​There are different Age Appropriate Trainings provided for different age athletes.
  • Facilitator's Guide for Parents (linked to pdf in policy folder)

HOW TO REPORT A SAFE SPORT CONCERN

  • click HERE to be directed to the USA Swimming Safe Sport page for contacts and submission guidelines.

USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy

  • Access this policy HERE.
  • NOTE: MAAPP "will not apply to Applicable Adults and their interactions with minor athletes unrelated to USA Swimming Activities.

Mandatory Reporting Rule LINK TO POLICY

  • Issues related to Bullying (Peer to Peer & Adult to Peer), Parent Issues, and Violation of Team Rules/Code of Conduct should be directed to Coach Wally Fall or Coach Chris Chelette. LINK to our emails
  • Any issues related to Safe Sport may also be brought to Coach Wally Fall or Coach Chris Chelette, the Louisiana Swimming Safe Sport Coordinator, to assist with direction and steps needed to be taken.
  • To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact USA Swimming at (719) 866-4578 https://www.usaswimming.org/safe-sport/deal-with-a-safe-sport-concern
  • Contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Call (720) 524-5640 or use the online reporting form at https://safesport.i-sight.com/portal or find more information at http://www.uscenterforsafesport.org/)

REQUIRED 'Athlete Protection Training' for Adult (18 and Older) Athletes

  • Adult athletes must take THREE Courses: Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education, Mandatory Reporting and Emotional and Physical Misconduct. Upon completion of each course, the athlete will receive a completion certificate. After receiving the certificate, the athlete must complete the survey in order to fully complete the course.