New York Sharks USA Swimming Safe Sport


We at New York Sharks care about the safety and welfare of our athletes. New York Sharks adheres to the practices and policies of USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Initiative. More information about Safe Sport can be found here.


USA Swimming Safe Sport Best Practices

Click Here for a link to Safe Sport Best Practices


MAAPP Policies: 

The Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies that NYSA Coaches, Officials, Athletes and Parents must abide by covers the following:

  • One-On-One Interactions
  • Social Media and Electronic Communication
  • Team Travel
  • Locker Rooms and Changing Areas
  • Massages and Rubdowns/Athlete Training Modalities

Click Here for an Electronic Version of NYSA's MAAPP Guidelines


Reporting to USA Swimming Safe Sport

To report concerns to the U.S. Center for Safe Sport at:


*NEW* USA Swimming Safe Sport Training for Athletes

Click Here to take the online class (20 minutes)


*NEW* USA Swimming Safe Sport Athlete Protection for Parents

Click Here to take the online class (20 minutes)


NY Sharks Codes of Conducts