Connecticut Swimming

Athlete Protection / Safe Sport

Safe Sport Coordinator
Greg Pinchbeck

Safe Sport Updates July 10, 2019

Given the the upcoming June 23 Safe Sport deadline requirement, the CT Swimming Safe Sport Coordinator elect, Greg Pinchbeck, has started his role.  Please direct all Safe Sport questions to him at gjpinchbeck@hotmail.com

Please note the required Safe Sport actions regarding (1) Policy Approval by June 23, (2) 18/O Athlete Protection Training, (3) Competition: Officials, Timers, and Coaches Briefings, (4) Meet Hosts and Meet Announcements.

Acknowledge Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP)

CSI members and member families may acknowledge MAAPP by June 23, 2019 by logging into their FAST My Account for Swimmers/Parents, Coaches or Officials. To acknowledge for your entire family, you must log into your Parent My Account.

Clubs may view their club member acknowledgements by logging into their club's FAST Administration page. The member acknowledgements are under the "Reports" section. Note: You must be logged out of any personal My Accounts to view the club report.

18/O Athlete Protection Training (ATP) For Athletes

18/O athletes must have current APT by June 23, 2019. This is now a USA Swimming membership requirement. This training is completed through USA Swimming LEARN. Please follow these instructions: https://www.usaswimming.org/docs/default-source/safe-sportdocuments/maapp/adult-athlete-training-faq.pdf

USA Swimming MAAPP Educational Documents, Sample Forms for Clubs, Officials, Meet Hosts, Etc.

Visit USA Swimming's MAAPP page for related documents.

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MAAPP will apply to all adults who interact with and have direct and frequent contact with minor athletes, including adult athletes. The language used in the policy is Applicable Adult. All Applicable Adults will be required to follow MAAPP.

By June 23, 2019, every USA Swimming member organization is required to update its policies to reflect MAAPP.

MAAPP full policy

USA Swimming educational documents, sample forms,  and mini webinars.