Report Misconduct and Abuse

You are not in this alone. There are resources and people to help.

Report Sexual Misconduct to the U.S. Center for SafeSport

Make a report electronically, at no cost, to the U.S. Center for SafeSport or call 833-5US-SAFE, if you have a reasonable suspicion of sexual misconduct such as child sex abuse, non-consensual sexual conduct, sexual harassment, or intimate relationships involving an imbalance of power.

Report Sexual Misconduct to Local Authorities

Contact your local authorities if you have a reasonable suspicion that child sexual abuse or neglect has occurred. All reports of child abuse or sexual assault of a minor must be reported to local authorities and the U.S. Center for SafeSport. Reports of abuse not involving a minor should also be reported to local authorities.

Report Non-Sexual Misconduct

USEF handles all reports of non-sexual misconduct, including harassment, hazing, bullying, physical, or emotional misconduct or a violation of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies. Non-sexual misconduct may be reported to USEF, anonymously and at no cost, by submitting an Incident Report Form, or e-mailing/calling a representative on the Athlete Protection Team:

Call the 24-Hour Helpline

Call (866) 200-0796 for 24/7 crisis interventions, referrals and emotional support. This confidential and secure helpline is operated by RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. For more information on this helpline please visit

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call, text, or chat 988 to be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network of over 200 crisis centers (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). These trained counselors will listen, understand how the person's problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.

If you're in crisis and need support, please call or text 988 or use the chat function at

Courage First Athlete Helpline

Courage First's team of athlete-centered counselors offer confidential support and resources to athletes, parents, coaches, and sports communities who are concerned about emotional, physical, and sexual abuse through calls, text, and online chat. Live chat can be accessed on the website or call or text (888) 279-1026. Counselors are available Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm PST. Calls outside business hours are routed to the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline available 24/7.