USA Rugby and the USOC

Committed to Safety for All Members

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Our Commitment

The safety of its members is of paramount importance to USA Rugby. USA Rugby has Zero Tolerance for abuse and misconduct.

This includes not only on-pitch safety, but also off-pitch safety in any part of USA Rugby’s programs. USA Rugby is committed to creating safe and fun environments for its members.

When or How Should I Make a Report?

USA Rugby requires the reporting of sexual misconduct by or of any member and strongly encourages reporting of any concerns related to SafeSport. Please read over the Report Abuse information to fill out a Report Abuse Form or call (720) 508-8028 to report abuse.

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USA Rugby SafeSport Handbook

USA Rugby has developed a SafeSport Handbook, intended to be a central location for all of the policies and procedures that are designed to protect its members from all types of misconduct and abuse. It also includes information and education for adults on how to be proactive, to recognize areas of concern and signs of abuse.

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USA Rugby SafeSport Training

USA Rugby requires all its member coaches, referees, Board members; and any other individual that USA Rugby formally authorizes, approves or appoints to a position of authority over, or to have frequent contact with minor athletes to comply with the policies of the USA Rugby SafeSport Handbook including completing sexual molestation, hazing and bullying awareness and prevention training.

In order to support a rugby community that works together to protect the well-being of all rugby participants, USA Rugby recommends that all members (including parents, players, and administrators) seek information, courses and resources. The two recommended FREE on-line training courses are: