- Safe Sport Reporting Portal
- Safe Sport Reporting Hotline- 833-587-7233
- USA Roller Sports Compliance
- 402-483-7551 x 1201
Please click the SafeSport reporting link to report:
- Sexual Misconduct
- Physical Misconduct
- Emotional Misconduct
- Violations of the MAAPP
You may also fill out the Grievance Form below.
Also if the issue involves a minor and prohibited conduct of abuse, you are required to notify the local legal enforcement authorities, where the incident occurred.
For USA Roller Sports Forms associated with Athlete Safety Click below
- USA Roller Sports Grievance Form
- Event Sanction Applications on USARS forms page
- Post Event Sanction Reporting Form
- Consent Forms
- Parental Consent for Massage or Rubdown of Minor Athlete Form
- Parental Consent for One-on-One Individual Training Sessions Form
- Minor Athlete Travel Permission Form
- Authorization for Minor Athlete Housing Form
Below are several key links, references and resources available to the USA Roller Sports membership regarding Athlete Safety:
Athlete Safety Guide- CLICK HERE
The Athlete Safety Guide is a comprehensive road map for all members on the subject areas of Prohibited Conduct, Reporting, the US Center for SafeSport’s MAAPP, Pre and Post event sanctioning and follow up. It is this document that you will want to have downloaded to your phone or printed out and in hand ready to access.
In addition the guide also includes information on Criminal Background Checks, Jurisdictional Authority, and Enforcement
US Center for SafeSport: www.USCenterforSafeSport.org
US Center for Safe Sport Centralized Disciplinary Database: https://uscenterforsafesport.org/response-and-resolution/centralized-disciplinary-database/
US Center for SafeSport Training Requirements Information: https://uscenterforsafesport.org/ngb-services/training/
USOPC’s Athlete Safety & Services Page: https://www.teamusa.org/team-usa-athlete-services/safe-sport
This Code of Conduct establishes consistent standards of response and resolution to abuse and misconduct claims behavior across the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement. The USOPC, NGBs, and LAOs must comply, in all respects, with these policies and procedures as defined by the Code. All participants of these organizations are responsible for adhering to and understanding the Code.
The MAAPP is a collection of proactive prevention and training policies for the U.S. Olympic &Paralympic Movement.
It has three primary components: an Education and Training Policy, Required Prevention Policies, and Recommended Prevention Policies. The Center developed the MAAPP to assist National Governing Bodies, Paralympic Sport Organizations, Local Affiliated Organizations, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, and other individuals to whom these policies apply in meeting their obligations under federal law.
REPORTING ABUSE AND MISCONDUCT
ATTENTION: If this is a SafeSport Violation relating to:
•Sexual Misconduct, including without limitation child sexual abuse and anymisconduct that is reasonably related to an underlying allegation of SexualMisconduct
•Criminal Charges or Dispositions involving Child Abuse or Sexual Misconduct
•Misconduct Related to Reporting, where the underlying allegation involvesChild 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
•Violations of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP)
*The Response and Resolution Policy is effective beginning January 1, 2023, and the USA Roller Sports Bylaws will be updated accordingly.
USA Roller Sports SafeSport Bylaws Reference
Article X: Section 2:
As a member National Governing Body of the United States Olympic Committee, USARS is required to adhere to the SafeSport Rules and Regulations of the USOC. Additionally, USOC Bylaw Section 8.7 (l) provides that, as a condition of membership in the UOSC, each NGB shall comply with the policies and procedures of the independent safe sport organization designated by the USOC to investigate and resolve safe sport violations. The USOC has designated the U.S. Center for Safe Sport as that organization. The current SafeSport rules, policies and procedures are available at the offices of USARS or on-line at the following website: www.USCenterforSafeSport.org As a condition of membership in USARS and a condition for participation in any competition or event sanctioned by USARS or its member organizations, each athlete, coach, trainer, agent, athlete support personnel, medical or para-medical personnel, team staff, official and other person who participates in USARS or USARS events (whether or not a USARS), agrees to comply with and be bound by the SafeSport rules, policies and procedures of the U.S. Center for SafeSport and to submit, without reservation or condition, to the jurisdiction of the US. Center for SafeSport for the resolution of any alleged violations of those rules, policies and procedures, as may be amended from time to time. To the extent any USARS rule is inconsistent with the rules of the U.S. Center for SafeSport, such rule is hereby superseded. If the U.S. Center for SafeSport declines jurisdiction, USARS would assume jurisdiction and review consistent with its rules.
Additional Notes Related to Reporting:
In all cases where the US Center for SafeSport is involved, jurisdiction with regard to investigations and discipline will be dictated by the US Center for SafeSport. As a result, the Center reserves the right to return cases back to USA Roller Sports to handle.
For cases that involve an emergency, illegal or potentially illegal activity the reporting party should immediately notify the local authorities within the jurisdiction for which the offense may have occurred by going through law enforcement, child protective services or other agencies specific to that area.
SafeSport Training is conducted through the U.S. Center for Safe Sport: USA Roller Sports Compliance Line- 402-483-1465 x 1201.
To take your SafeSport Training, log into your dashboard in the USA Roller Sports Online System
*USA Roller Sports will only accept SafeSport Training certificates from the SafeSport system directly, or from other National Governing Bodies recognized by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee.