"Athletes are sensitive human
beings with lives beyond sport;
they are not simply a commodity."

The Coaches' Report

Resources for Coaches and Officials


The U.S. Figure Skating in 2000 established a Policy Statement on Harassment and Abuse. The policy is available from US Figure Skating.


Skate Canada, the Canadian figure skating association, established a policy on sexual harassment in July 1997.


What Other Sports Have Done About Sexual Abuse - reactions to sexual misconduct in the sporting world outside of figure skating.


Sexual Harassment Survey - the results of an informal online survey for members of the figure skating community on personal experiences with harassment.


USOC Coaching Ethics Code - intended to provide standards of professional conduct that can be applied by the USOC and its member organizations that choose to adopt them.


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