USA Cheer Safe Sport Program Education & Awareness

USA Cheer recognizes that education and awareness are key to eliminating the issues outlined above. USA Cheer includes free training in these areas as a requirement for membership and encourages additional training from outside sources.

USA Cheer Resources

Identifying the Maltreatment of Children 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

Take the Free Course

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

Take the Free Course

US Center for SafeSport

US All Star Federation (for All Star/Club Cheerleading)

National Federation of State High School Associations