USA Artistic Swimming Safe Sport Resources

Everyone has a role to play in creating a healthy environment for our sport and our athletes. USA Artistic Swimming Safe Sport helps raise awareness about misconduct in sport, promote open dialogue, and provide training and resources. Providing a safe environment to protect the health and well-being of athletes is a high priority for USA Artistic Swimming. 



US Center for Safe Sport's Toll Free Report a Concern Phone Number: 833-5US-SAFE (587-7233)

The Center accepts all reports affecting the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement of:

  • Sexual Misconduct, including without limitation child sexual abuse and any misconduct that is reasonably related to an underlying allegation of Sexual Misconduct
  • Criminal Charges or Dispositions involving Child Abuse or Sexual Misconduct
  • Misconduct Related to Reporting, where the underlying allegation involves Child Abuse or Sexual Misconduct;
  • Aiding and Abetting, when it relates to the Center’s process
  • Misconduct Related to the Center’s Process
  • Other Inappropriate Conduct, as defined herein

The Center has exclusive jurisdiction to investigate and resolve reports affecting the Movement in the bulleted categories above. The Center also accepts reports of emotional and physical misconduct (including bullying, hazing, stalking, and harassment) within the Movement. Reports of emotional and physical misconduct can also be made directly to your sport’s national governing body (NGB).

Training & Education

Safe Sport Code
Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP)
Centralized Disciplinary Database (CDD)

Response and Resolution Policy

Safe Sport Information

NGB Athlete Safety Policy - See Appendix Q of our Rulebook HERE
Responsible Sport Organization Background Check Policy
NCYS Recommended Guidelines
Background Check Red Light Policy
Protest Policy 


USA Artistic Swimming
Staff, Board Members, Support Staff, and Consultants

National Team Coaches
Head Coaches and Assistants, Consultants, Volunteers & Chaperones

National Talent, Olympic Development & National Elite Camp
Head Coaches and Assistants, Consultants, Volunteers & Chaperones

National Team Athletes
All National Team Athletes ages 18 and over

All Members of all USA Artistic Swimming Committees, Subcommittees and Boards
18 years old and over

Club Teams
All Employed and Contractor Coaches, Volunteers & Chaperones
All Support Staff; includes Dance, Acrobatics, Flexibility, Swimming, etc., at any Training Facility
Any Athlete 18 years or older who practices or competes with minor age athletes 

Approved Club Options/Private Invitations/ICE (International Club Exchange) Program
All Staff - including Coaches, Managers and Adults traveling with the team

All Judges
Levels 1 through FINA A & Emeritus

Optional but highly recommended:
Club Team – Board Members
Coaches – 15-17 years old


If you need any Athlete Safety assistance or to report/discuss a MAAPP violation, contact the USA Artistic Swimming Safe Sport team at, or contact Adam at 719-866-2235.