The San Diego Figure Skating Club (SDFSC) strives to provide a safe environment for its members and to protect the opportunity of its members to participate in the sport in an atmosphere that is free of harassment and abusive practices. The U.S. Figure Skating (USFS) and SDFSC will not tolerate or condone any form of harassment or abuse of any of its members including athletes, coaches, officials, directors, employees, parents/ guardians, and volunteers or any other persons while they are participating in or preparing for a figure skating activity or event conducted under the auspices of USFS.
SDFSC is mandated by USFS to adhere to the policies set forth in the SafeSport Handbook published by USFS.
Please contact the club SafeSport Compliance Chair at SafeSport@SanDiegoFSC.org if you have questions or issues.
SDFSC Board of Directors (BOD) will ensure the policies denoted in the USFS SafeSport Handbook are implemented and reviewed on a yearly basis.
SafeSport training and NSCI background checks will be valid for two years.
- After the two-year mark, a renewal of the training program is required.
- It is advisable that the SafeSport refresher training program be completed each year.
- The NSCI background check is valid for two years from the date of the current background check.
The following list of abuses as defined in the SafeSport Handbook will not be tolerated by all members of the SDFSC. All the below definitions are required by USFSA to be part of all member clubs policies and all members shall be informed of these definitions:
- Sexual Misconduct
- Physical Misconduct
- Emotional Misconduct
- Sexual Harassment
- Willfully Tolerating Misconduct