USA Swimming says that clubs and LSCs should enforce the new Minor Athlete Abuse Protection Policy (MAAPP) like other club and LSC rules, and that “isolated and inadvertent violations” may be treated as “teachable moments.”
The USOC’s recently-formed Center for SafeSport has begun reviewing a case that USA Swimming’s National Board of Review previously closed with no punishment.
Darkness to Light, the nation’s leading advocate for the prevention of child sexual abuse, has partnered with Aly Raisman to offer free training to all adults involved in youth sports. The program is available at fliptheswitchcampaign.org with the promo code FLIPTHESWITCH.
The group that produced the independent 3rd-party review of USA Swimming’s SafeSport program, the NCPTC, asked MaleSurvivor to peer-review their report. The response was positive.
USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus discusses the Gunderson Health 125-page report which is based upon its review of the USA Swimming SafeSport program, and general athlete protections.
The House of Delegates met this past Friday to vote on items submitted by USA swimming members. (Photo: USA Swimming Logo)
SwimSwam’s Ceci Christy disects what has been an intense week for USA Swimming.
USA Swimming to Bring In National Child Protection Center For Independent Review of SafeSport Program
USA Swimming has hired a national child protection center to independently review and critique it’s SafeSport prgoram.
USA Swimming has appointed Buddy Pylitt as the new Chair of the ever-important National Board of Review.
USA Swimming SafeSport Director Susan Woessner explains the process further, and shares that to date, there have been no knowingly false abuse reports.
Update: The Washington Post has released what appears to be a scanned version of the non-disclosure agreement in question. See…
USA Swimming has announced that it will release a free online version of their SafeSport education program to the parents…