USA Swimming and Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club (YSSC) are committed to raising awareness about prevention of abuse in the sport.  We believe that all swimmers should enjoy a fun, healthy, safe environment in the sport of swimming.  USA Swimming has developed a program called Safe Sport.
Our training tools will help you:
  • Understand the scope and effects of abuse in sport
  • Recognize the signs of grooming behavior and boundary violations
  • Understand how to establish boundaries and protect against false allegations
  • Know how to react and report when you suspect abuse
Below are a list of recommended trainings and resources for athletes & parents. Please note that all athletes aged 18 and over are required to complete the Athlete Protection Training for USA-Swimming Adults in order to be eligible to participate in any USA Swimming activity.
To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact USA Swimming at (719) 866-4578 or contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Call 833-5US-SAFE (587-7233) or use the online reporting form or find more information at http://www.uscenterforsafesport.org/

For additional information and questions, or to report a concern, please contact YSSC's Safe Sport Coordinator, Ed Cullen, by email at [email protected] or by phone at (864) 433-9623, ext. 109.