USA Swimming has developed a program called Safe Sport, and as a USA Swimming club, Sierra Marlins is committed to raising awareness of and preventing abuse in the sport of swimming.  We believe that all swimmers should enjoy a fun, healthy, safe environment in the sport of swimming.

Click on the links below that have valuable information on recognizing and preventing abuse:

Safe Sport Best Practice Guidelines

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP)

Below are links to training resources created by USA Swimming.  For more details on how to take these courses, please checkout this news item.

Sharon Johnson is the Sierra Marlins Safe Sport Coordinator.

Parent Concent Forms:

To deal with a Safe Sport concern or call USA Swimming (719) 866-4578. 

U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report.  U.S. Center for SafeSport 833-5US-SAFE (587-7233)(, or find more information at