IMPACT ON PROGRAM PARTICIPATION FOLLOWING AN ALLEGATION

If a proper, formal allegation is raised against a member of the JCC Coaching staff, the coach in question will be relieved of their coaching responsibilities and the matter will be referred to the JCC Human Resources department for review.

The coach in question will not be allowed to return to their coaching duties with the team until the process of the Safe Sport office has reached a conclusion that allows a coach to return to deck.  [Prior to initiating a full investigations, the Safe Sport process can determine that the facts alleged do not rise to the level of a MAPP violation; they can determine that the facts alleged do not rise to the level of a technical violation, but that counseling and remediation (such as a refresher of Athlete Protection training) is required.]

  • Hourly employees will not be paid for any time that they are required to be away from the deck due to an allegation.
  • Salaried employees may use any accrued vacation time or personal leave (but not sick time) to pay for hours missed due to an allegation.  
  • The individual involved will avoid direct or indirect contact with swimmers, coaches, and other parents and volunteers, either in person, or through other means of communication for the duration of the Safe Sport review process.  
  • Based on the nature of the accusation and the evidence presented, the Human Resources office of the JCC may recommend action against the coach’s employment eligibility, ranging from remediation/training to suspension or termination.

If a proper, formal allegation is raised against a parent or other volunteer who qualifies as an “applicable adult” (officials, chaperones, meet volunteers, timers, marshals) the applicable adult in questions will not be permitted to serve in any formal role related to team/ meet operations until the Safe Sport process reaches a conclusion that allows the Applicable Adult to return to participation.

  • The incident will be referred to the JCC membership office and based on the nature of the accusation and the evidence presented the member (or guest) may have their membership limited, suspended, or cancelled.
  • During the course of a formal investigative process, the “applicable adult” shall be prohibited from attending practices, meets, team events, and team travel functions. 
  • The individual involved will avoid direct or indirect contact with swimmers, coaches, and other parents and volunteers, either in person, or through other means of communication for the duration of the Safe Sport review process.