USA Team Handball

USA Team Handball, together with the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, is committed to enabling a safe environment for participants in USA Team Handball. To this end, USA Team Handball has partnered with SafeSport to develop policies, provide an independent and confidential way to report violations and access to the SafeSport training & education curriculum.

About SafeSport

The U.S. Center for SafeSport is an independent nonprofit organization responsible for responding to and preventing emotional, physical, and sexual misconduct and abuse in the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement. The Center also serves as an educational resource for sports organizations at all levels, from recreational sports organizations to professional leagues.

Policies

  • USA Team Handball Athlete Safety Policy:  The Athlete Safety Policy applies to all Directors, Employees and Members of USA Team Handball. Download it here: Link
  • SafeSport Code:  The SafeSport Code establishes consistent standards of response and resolution to abuse and misconduct claims across the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, whose affiliated individuals must comply with policies and procedures as defined by the Code. More on the SafeSport Code: Link
  • Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies:  The Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP) is a collection of prevention and training policies that bind adult participants and organizations in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Movement.  Download a copy of the USA Team Handball MAAPP: Link

Training and Education

  • All U.S. Center for SafeSport training and courses are available for USA Team Handball members and stakeholders at our Membership portal: Link
  • Additional training for minors and their parents: Link
  • U.S. Center for SafeSport NGB Services page: Link

Reporting Abuse and Misconduct

The Center accepts all reports of sexual abuse and child abuse within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement. Report here if you have reasonable suspicion of sexual misconduct or harassment, child abuse (including child sexual abuse), or intimate relationships involving an imbalance of power. To report by phone call 833-5US-SAFE (587-7233).

The Center also accepts reports of emotional and physical misconduct (including but not limited to bullying, hazing, stalking, and harassment) within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement. Reports of emotional and physical misconduct can also be reported directly to USA Team Handball:  help@usateamhandball.org

SafeSport Centralized Disciplinary Database: Link