SafeSport Program

U.S. Figure Skating strives to provide a safe environment  for its members that is free of abuse and harassment. The association will not  tolerate or condone any form of harassment or abuse of any of its members  including athletes, coaches, officials, directors, employees, parents,  volunteers or any other persons while they are participating in or preparing  for a figure skating activity or event conducted under the auspices of U.S.  Figure Skating. All forms of abuse and harassment are unacceptable and in  direct conflict with U.S. Figure Skating rules.

The U.S. Figure Skating SafeSport Program addresses the  following types of abuse, harassment and misconduct:

  • Sexual abuse and misconduct
  • Physical abuse and misconduct
  • Emotional abuse and misconduct
  • Bullying, threats and harassment
  • Hazing
  • Willfully tolerating misconduct

 

 

U.S. Figure Skating and the Elk River Figure Skating Club strive to provide a safe environment for its members that is free of abuse and harassment. The club will not tolerate or condone any form of harassment or abuse of any of its members including athletes, coaches, officials, directors, employees, parents, volunteers or any other persons while they are participating in or preparing for a figure skating activity or event conducted under the auspices of U.S. Figure Skating. All forms of abuse and harassment are unacceptable and in direct conflict with U.S. Figure Skating rules. 

Our Liaison will monitor the SafeSport policies and procedures of the club; verifying that all of the coaches who are engaged in any type of coaching activity with any club skater are in compliance with the USFS coaching membership rules regarding background checks and continuing education requirements; and serve as the initial contact in the club for persons to report suspected abuse, misconduct or other violations, and when necessary, report suchinfo to USFS.   Please contact Jerry Stanke, ERFSC SafeSport Liaison with any questions at gmstanke23@gmail.com

 

 

                             

                                                                 

 

   

           

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