Illinois Swimming
Level 3

MMSC and USA Swimming are committed to the safety and well-being of all of our members, with the welfare of the athletes as the top priority.

MMSC and USA Swimming are required to comply with the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy ("MAAPP") set forth by the US Center for Safe Sport. You can read the policy here. (Updated 8/21)


If you have a safe sport concern you can reach out to USA Swimming (719) 866-4578 or click on the link  Deal with a Safe Sport Concern

​If you have a safe sport concern you can reach out to the U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report.  Use the online reporting form, call (833) 5US-SAFE, or find more information at


Your MMSC Safe Sport Coordinator Melissa Healy can also be reached at [email protected] with questions or concerns.


ALL MMSC athletes 18 years and Older are NOW required to take Athlete Protection Training. The Athlete Protection Training can be found here.


Safe Sport course for Parents

As part of the Safe Sport initiative. USA swimming is offering this course to increase awareness.

Click Here to Begin 

Safe Sport course for Athletes

You have learned how to be safe in the water - don't dive in the shallow end, no running on deck, and clear the pool when you see lightning - but Safe Sport is about the ways to stay safe outside of the pool too. Kids, please talk to you parents before using this link! This course isfor athletes 12 and Over.

Click here to begin 

Safe Sport Documents and Information

MMSC Safe Sport Policy

Safe Sport Best Practice Guidelines (PDF)

Preventing False Allegations (PDF)

Questions for Swim Parents (PDF)

Safety Card for Marshals (PDF). We will provide these to meet marshals at our hosted meets.

Deck Change Poster (PDF) and No Camera Poster (PDF). These will be posted at our hosted meets.

Instructions for Timers (PDF). Point 3 is particularly relevant for Safe Sport.

MMSC/USA Swimming Safe Sport Policies

MMSC Code of Conduct

Link to USA Swimming Code of Conduct

Action Plan to Address Bullying

Electronic Communication (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Team Travel (without parents) (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Locker Room Monitoring (NEW MAAPP Requirements)


Athlete Electronic Communication Best Practices (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Massages and Rubdowns (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Applicable Adults (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

One on One Interactions (NEW MAAPP Requirements)