Brownell Talbot Swimming stands for Safe Sport

USA Swimming Safe Sport

USA Swimming is committed to safeguarding all of its members with the welfare of its athletes members as top priority. Safe Sport is USA Swimming's comprehensive abuse prevention program and provides tools for swim clubs to educate their members and inervene in risky situations.

We, Brownell Talbot Swimming, fully endorse and support USA Swimming's Safe Sport and Safety programs by helping to provide these resources for our club members.

 Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) 

Click Here – Read about MAAPP (Full Policy)

Click Here – Athlete Protection Training – MAAP Required for ALL 18 & Over Members

Chick Here – Brownell Talbot Acknowledgement Letter

MAAPP Educational Documents

Applicable Adults

One-On-One Interaction

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  


Safe Sport Basics, Code(s) of Conduct & Policies

BT Custom MAAPP Full Policy

● Best Practices Guidelines

Learn About Safe Sport

USA Swimming Code of Conduct

BT Athlete Code of Conduct

BT Parent Code of Conduct

BT Coaches Code of Conduct

BT Locker Room Policy

BT Bullying Policy

BT Photography Policy

BT Electronic Communication Policy

BT Team Travel Policy

BT Grievance Policy

Permission Forms

Permission Form for a Licensed Massage Therapist 

Permission Form for a Mental Health Care Professional

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

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

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

How to Deal with a Safe Sport Concern

● Call USA Swimming at (719) 866-4578, or Deal with Safe Sport Concern

● Additionally, 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 U.S Center for Safe Sport

2017 Athlete Protection Policies

Safe Sport Basics & Best Practices Guideline(s)

Learn About Safe Sport

Best Practices Guidelines

Best Practices Guidelines – Athletes With Disabilities

Employment Safety Requirments

Initiate Background Check

Pre-Employment Screening

FREE Safe Sport Courses

Athlete Protection Training -MAAP Required for ALL 18 & Over Members

Safe Sport Training for Athletes

Safe Sport for Parents

Bullying Prevention

USA Swimming and Midwestern Swimming Safe Sport Contacts

USA Swimming Safe Sport Contacts

● Midwestern Swimming Safe Sport Chair ▪ Betsy Purcell ▪ Email [email protected]

● Brownell Talbot Safe Sport Coordinator ▪ Cindy Jones ▪Email [email protected]  

Protecting our young athletes is ALL of our responsibility… as coaches, volunteers, and parents. Policies are enforceable by the National Board of Review process. Consequences for breaking a policy include, but are not limited to, revocation of membership.