USA Swimming’s top priority continues to be keeping our athletes safe. No form of abuse, including child sexual abuse, has a place in our sport. As a part of our continued commitment to safeguarding our athletes, USA Swimming has enacted enhancements to our Safe Sport policy and education requirements. Please read the following policies that safety standards to limit one on one interactions between adults and minor athletes. 

All USA Swimming Member clubs are required to implement the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP).

Safe Sport Best Practices - Please click on link to view 

Reporting Information: 


To deal with a Safe Sport concern, do one or more of the folllowing

USA Swimming defines an Applicable Adult as:

  • All USA Swimming non-athlete members and adult athlete members;
  • Participating non-members (e.g. meet marshals, meet computer operators, timers, etc.);
  • LSC and club adult staff and board members; and
  • Any other adult authorized to have regular contact with or authority over a minor athlete. Collectively “Applicable Adult(s)”

​Applicable Adults - USA Swimming's policy and FAQs for Applicable Adults.

Green Heads Swimming full MAAPP can be read here which includes the following sections:

  • General Requirement
  • One on One Interactions
  • Social Media and Electronic Communications
  • Travel
  • Locker Rooms and Changing Areas
  • Massages, Rubdowns and Athletic Training Modalities

Athlete Protection Training for Athletes

Safe Sport for Parents - USA Swimming resources

Green Heads Swimming Handbook: 2019 - 2020

Green Heads Swimming MAAPP Agreement Forms:

  • MAAPP Coach's Agreement PDF
  • MAAPP Official's Agreement PDF
  • MAAPP Parent/Guardian's Agreement PDF
  • MAAPP Adult Athlete's Agreement PDF
  • MAAPP Travel by Vehicle Transportation PDF or Google Form

Green Heads Safe Sport Parent Consent Forms:

  • Acknowledgement of MAAPP PDF
  • Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Professional, or Health Care Provider to treat Minor Athlete PDF
  • Unrelated Adult Athlete to Share the Same Lodging with Minor PDF
  • Unrelated Applicable Adult to provide Local Transportation PDF
  • Unrelated Applicable Adult to provide Transportation to Competition PDF

Green Heads Swimming Code of Conduct:

Green Heads Swimming Action Plan to Address Bullying PDF

Green Heads Swimming Photography Policy PDF

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      Last Updated: July 27, 2020 @ 9:06 PM