USA Swimming LSCs and Member Clubs are required to implement the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) in full by June 23, 2019. MAAPP contains five sections: one-on-one interactions, travel, social media and electronic communications, locker rooms and changing areas and massage, rubdowns and athletic training modalities.

Click here for the full policy.

The following contains helpful links and documents to assist clubs with fulfilling the MAAPP requirement. Please direct any questions to the MI Swimming Safe Sport Chair Melissa Millerick-May at [email protected].


Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Applicable Adults

One-On-One Interactions

Social Media and Electronic Communications


Locker Rooms and Changing Areas

Massages, Rubdowns and Athletic Training Modalities

APT Requirement for Adult Athletes

Non-USA Swimming Activities (updated)


Customizable Club Template - Clubs may use this template to assist with the development of their club specific MAAPP.

Acknowledgement of Policy

How to Set Up MAAPP Acknowledgement via Team Unify

Permission for a Licensed Massage Therapist or Other Certified Professional or Health Care Provider to Treat a Minor Athlete

Permission for a Mental Health Care Professional or Health Care Provider to have One on One Interaction

Permission for an Unrelated Adult Athlete to Share the Same Lodging with a Minor Athlete

Permission for an Unrelated Applicable Adult to Provide Local Transportation to Minor Athlete

Permission for an Unrelated Applicable Adult to Travel to Competition with Minor Athlete