Report a Concern


WHERE TO START WITH MY CONCERN

When making the decision to report a concern you have, it can often feel intimidating and overwhelming. Please use these guidelines to help you on the first step “Where do I report?” Please use the provided links which will additionally help you get in touch with the appropriate people.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. If you are not sure who to contact with a concern please contact Safe Sport Staff at the National Office and we will be sure to talk through your concern, answer your questions and connect you with the correct people.

If you concern deals with any of the following:

  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexually Explicit/Inappropriate Communication through Social Media


Please contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Use the online reporting form, call (720) 524-5640, or find more information at www.safesport.org


If your concern deals with any of the following:

  • Criminal Charges
  • Use, Sale, or Distribution of illegal drugs
  • Physical Abuse
  • Inappropriate Touching
  • Lap Sitting
  • Coaches sharing hotel rooms with Athletes
  • Rubdown or Massage performed by coaches
  • Pictures or video taken in locker rooms or changing areas


Please contact Liz Hahn ehahn@usaswimming.org at the National Office or complete this ONLINE REPORTING FORM


If your concern deals with any of the following:

  • Fraud
  • Deception
  • Recruiting


Please make a report through your Zone Board of Review


If your concern deals with any of the following:

  • Peer to Peer Bullying
  • Adult to Athlete Bullying
  • Parent Issues
  • Violations of team rules and team code of conduct


Please make a report to your team. We have provided a proposed letter of correspondence to assist you in beginning this process.

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