Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Program Document

USA Swimming's and PASA's top priority continues to be keeping athletes safe.  Safe Sport is USA Swmming's comprehensive abuse prevention program and provides tools for swim clubs to educate their members and intervene in risky situations.

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Program(MAAPP)  is the enhancement imposed by the U.S. Center for SafeSport and must be impleted by June 23, 2019.  The policy addresses risk areas that present opportunites for abuse to occur.

This policy covers five (5) areas:

1- One on One Interactions

2- Travel: Local & Team

3- Social Media & Electronic Communication

4- Locker Rooms & Changing Areas

5- Massages & Rubdowns

MAAPP will apply to all adults who interact with and have direct and frequent contact with minor athletes, including adult athletes.  The language used in the policy is Applicable Adult.  All Applicable Adults will be required to follow MAAPP.

Below are links to educate our members about Safe Sport and MAAPP


Mandatory Training for Adults:


Safe Sport Training for Minor Athletes:


Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy:


Safe Sport Training for Adults:


Bullying Prevention:


National Center for Safe Sport Helpline & USA Swimming SwimAssist