USA Swimming, Lake Erie Swimming and Colonel Crawford Swim Team are committed to providing a safe and supportive

environment for all members and encourage parents/swimmers to increase awareness of Safe Sport and Child Protection issues.

All coaches and officials are required to take USA Swimming Athlete Protection Training, as well as several levels of background checks and other professional certifications for USA Swimming licensure/membership.

The Safe Sport Coordinator for Colonel Crawford Swim Team is Dennise Holtzapfel. CONTACT HERE

Parents and swimmers are also encouraged to participate in Safe Sport training. The LEARN platform online at USA Swimming provides training for parents and swimmers. The courses are informative and affirm our efforts to provide a safe and positive atmosphere for our team. The courses are free of charge and brief. We encourage our members to take the course online and

give us your feedback.

The courses can be found here. Our LSC is Lake Erie Swimming and club name is Colonel Crawford Swim Team (CCST).