To ensure every athlete is safe, supported and strengthened through sport.
• Safe. Athletes are protected from emotional, physical and sexual abuse.
• Supported. Athletes enjoy welcome, respectful environments, and diversity is actively embraced.
• Strengthened. Athletes use the skills they’ve learned in sport to contribute to the well-being of their communities.
Education & Outreach
The Education & Outreach Office is a national awareness and prevention resource to sports organizations of all levels, from youth to professional. The Center develops and implements programs based on best practices to keep athletes protected from emotional, physical and sexual abuse.
Response & Resolution
The Center’s Response & Resolution Office investigates and resolves alleged policy violations for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movements’ 47 sport national governing bodies.
The Center will report allegations or suspicions of child abuse to appropriate law enforcement. Alleged policy violations involving any form of sexual misconduct must also be reported to the Center, which has the exclusive authority to investigate and resolve these violations for the Movement. There is no statute of limitations on alleged policy violations involving sexual misconduct.