USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy for Franco's FINS

Valid June 23, 2019



Information and Free Trainings for Parents & Swimmers:

Safe Sport Introduction for Parents

Safe Sport Training for Parents

Safe Sport Training for Athletes - for athletes 12 years and older recommended

     Facilitator's Guide for Parents


How to report a Safe Sport Concern:

Mandatory Reporting Rule

Dealing with a Safe Sport Concern:


When making the decision to report a concern you have, it can often feel intimidating and overwhelming. Please use these guidelines to help you on the first step “Where do I report?” Please use the provided links which will additionally help you get in touch with the appropriate people.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. If you are not sure who to contact with a concern please contact Safe Sport Staff at the National Office and we will be sure to talk through your concern, answer your questions and connect you with the correct people.

If you concern deals with any of the following:

  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexually Explicit/Inappropriate Communication through Social Media

Please contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report.  Use the online reporting form, call (720) 524-5640, or find more information at

  If your concern deals with any of the following:

  • Criminal Charges
  • Use, Sale, or Distribution of illegal drugs
  • Physical Abuse
  • Inappropriate Touching
  • Lap Sitting
  • Coaches sharing hotel rooms with Athletes
  • Rubdown or Massage performed by coaches
  • Pictures or video taken in locker rooms or changing areas

 Please contact Liz Hahn [email protected] at the National Office or complete the online reporting form.



Linked Resources:

Louisiana LSC Team Travel Policy

USA Swimming Safe Sport Best Practice Guidelines

Safe Sport Meet Announcements

Louisiana Swimming - Children's Online Privacy Protection Policy Act

Electronic Communication Policy for Franco's FINS Swim Team: (copy and paste in your browser)

Franco's FINS Locker Room Policy: (copy and paste in your browser)