WHAT IS SAFE SPORT?

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)
by June 23, 2019. 
 

Safe Sport Best Practices - Please click on link to view 

Reporting Information: 

WEST Express Safe Sport Coordinator is Head Coach Heidi Miler
WEST Express Athlete Safe Sport Chair is Aj Dehnke 

 

To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact USA Swimming at (719) 866-4578

Contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Call (720) 524-5640 or use the

online reporting form or find more information at http://www.uscenterforsafesport.org/



​Applicable Adults - These policies appy to Applicable Adults. Read the document to learn the FAQ's on Applicable Adults. 
Applicable Adults ▪ 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)”

You can read the full policy here or more about each section in detail below. 


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