DSUSA Sport Protection Policy
DSUSA Sport Protection Policy

DSUSA strives to safeguard our sport environments from misconduct, including athlete physical and sexual abuse. This policy is specific to events, programs and services provided directly through DSUSA.

Chapter Requirements
Chapter Requirements

DSUSA Chapters must have a Sport Protection policy in place to maintain membership. DSUSA is prepared to assist chapters in creating policies and reviewing existing chapter policies that meet minimum standards found here.

Policy Templates
Policy Templates

A complete policy template for chapters is available, along with additional common policy templates.

Training and Screening Resources
Training and Screening Resources

Information on how to access training and background checks through the Disabled Sports USA Sport Protection policy.

Sport Protection Reporting Form
Sport Protection Reporting Form

Cases involving sexual abuse and molestation must be reported to law enforcement authorities- this form does not replace or meet that obligation.   It is to report misconduct to DSUSA for DSUSA action.

Banned Members
Banned Members

DSUSA may take action on reports brought from within our chapter network. Here is a list of individuals banned by DSUSA from participating in ANY DSUSA or chapter activities, and a link to the SafeSport disciplinary database.

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about the new Sport Protection requirements? Check out these FAQs.