Safe Sport Reminder

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Safe Sport training is REQUIRED for coaches, instructors and instructor candidates, and strongly recommended for all volunteers, directors, and parents/chaperones.

US Sailing is committed to fostering a fun, healthy, and safe environment for all sailor athletes. We recognize the safety of athletes depends on all those involved in the sport. US Sailing’s partnership with the U.S. Center for SafeSport reinforces our commitment to creating a safe and positive environment free from abuse and misconduct.

In accordance with recent SafeSport Policy, specific individuals within our US Sailing community are required to successfully complete SafeSport training in 2018.

Mandatory SafeSport Training:

  • All trained Instructors, Instructor Trainers, and Master Instructor Trainers for US Sailing Training Programs: Small Boat, Keelboat, Powerboat (including current, candidates, and recertifying)
  • All Certified Race Officials (including current, candidates, and recertifying)
  • US Sailing Coaches, US Sailing Contract Coaches, US Sailing Coach applicants
  • US Sailing Championship Committee Chairs
  • US Sailing Team and Olympic Development support personnel, as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing for 2017-2020, to include but not to be limited to medical, therapeutic, boat wrights
  • US Sailing leadership and management, including all US Sailing Staff and interns; Board of Directors; Olympic Sailing Committee

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