Safe Sport & Athlete Safety
U.S. Ski & Snowboard works to provide a safe environment in which athletes can train and compete, free from abuse and inappropriate behavior. Please review U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Athlete Safety policies, the SafeSport Code, and the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies information below and join us in sustaining a culture of safety.
If you are an athlete who has experienced inappropriate behavior or know of an athlete who has experienced inappropriate behavior, CLICK HERE to Report a Concern. We all are part of promoting a culture of safety through education, listening, and speaking up.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is committed to building a sport community where participants can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of emotional, physical, and sexual misconduct.
The Center handles ALL reports of sexual abuse and child abuse within the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Movements. The Center also accepts reports of emotional and physical misconduct (including bullying, hazing and harassment) within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movements.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard requires members to report suspected violations of both the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP) and SafeSport Code, including emotional misconduct bullying, threats, harassment, hazing and willfully tolerating misconduct.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport offers a variety of online training courses aimed at creating safe and respectful sport environments for all athletes.
Frequently asked questions regarding who needs SafeSport training? How long is the training process? And how often a refresher course is required?
Additional links to parent information and SafeSport topics for clubs, coaches, and athletes.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard provides the following policies and guidelines that support athlete safety.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard has adopted Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies approved by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
Background screening information, including frequently asked questions, background screening lookup, and criterion offenses.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard members are expected to conduct themselves according to U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s core values of Integrity, Passion, Fun, Team, Community, Excellence, Grit and Safety, and abide by the spirit of this Code of Conduct.
Injury prevention and management are one of the most important focuses of U.S. Ski & Snowboard with its national teams.
All U.S. Ski & Snowboard members, and parents of members under the age of 18, are required to review and acknowledge the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Concussion Policy.