SafeSport Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the U.S. Center for SafeSport?
A: The U.S. Center for SafeSport is an independent nonprofit organization committed to ending all forms of abuse in sport. The Center provides services to sport entities on abuse prevention techniques, policies and programs and provides a safe, professional and confidential place for individuals to report sexual abuse.
Q: Where does the U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) get its authority?
A: The Center’s authority is governed by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) and the individual National Governing Bodies (NGBs) who have all agreed to be subject to the Center’s jurisdiction and processes.
Q: What is the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act?
A: In 2018 Congress passed The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act which mandates that the USOPC eliminate abuse and recognizes the Center’s jurisdiction and authority to fulfill this mission.
Q: How do I report a concern?
A: Steps for reporting and the ability to make a report can be found on SafeSport’s Report a Concern webpage or call 720-531-0340 Mon – Fri: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. MT