USA Swimming Safe Sport Program

As a member of USA Swimming, BLUE WAVE is committed to fostering a fun, healthy and safe environment for all of our swimmers. As part of its Safe Sport program, USA Swimming offers free training to help meet this goal. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this training or other programs.

Resources

About Safe Sport

Safe Sport Athlete Fellowship

Dealing with Safe Sport Concerns

Safe Sport Online Reporting Form

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP): Efffective June 23rd, 2019

Click Here - Athlete Protection Training - MAAPP Required for ALL 18 & Over Members by June 23rd, 2019

Free Safe Sport Training

USA Swimming offers free online training modules aimed at parents and swimmers. The swimmer training is for athletes ages 12-18. To begin, click the links below. Our LSC is Potomac Valley Swimming, and our Club Code is BWST.

Safe Sport Training for Parents

Safe Sport Training for Athletes

Bullying Prevention

USA Swimming Safe Sport Contacts:

USA Swimming Safe Sport Contacts

Recognizing and Reporting

Mandatory reporting: Pursuant to federal law, all adults authorized to interact with minor or amateur athletes who learn of facts that give reason to suspect that a child has suffered an incident of child abuse, including sexual abuse, shall make a report of the suspected abuse to law enforcement and/or your state's designated agency within 24 hours.

For USA Swimming and U.S. Center for Safe Sport contact and reporting information: call USA Swimming (719) 866-4578 or visit Deal with a Safe Sport Concern.

If you have questions or concerns regarding sexual harrassment or misconduct: contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport at (720) 524-5640 or use their Online Report Form.

If you have questions or concerns regarding criminal charges, drugs, physical abuse, or violation of MAAPP: contact Liz Hahn at USA Swimming via e-mail at ehahn@usaswimming.org or online at USA Swimming Safe Sport Reporting Form.

If you have questions or concerns regarding fraud, deception, or recruiting: contact the Eastern Zone Board of Review, Director Ward Foley via email at gefoley@yahoo.com.

Questions, concerns, or input, please contact Coach Mike Kraeuter at coachmike@pvbluewave.com