USA Cheer SafeSport Program Education & Awareness

USA Cheer recognizes that education and awareness are key to eliminating the issues outlined above. USA Cheer includes training in these areas in its membership program and encourages additional training from outside sources.

USA Cheer Resources

Maltreatment Training for Coaches and Officials

  • Understanding what abuse is (sexual, physical, and emotional)
  • Recognizing signs of abuse and neglect
  • Reporting child abuse
  • Recognizing bullying and hazing

Athlete Protection (for athletes)

  • Understanding what abuse is (sexual, physical, and emotional)
  • Recognizing signs of abuse and neglect
  • Reporting child abuse
  • Recognizing bullying and hazing

US Center for SafeSport

National Federation of State High School Associations