As the State Rugby Organization for Iowa, the Iowa Youth Rugby Association is a part of USA Rugby, and will adhere to and promote USA Rugby's SafeSport Policies and Procedures.
According to USA Rugby, "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."
The Safesport Program Handbook includes the various policies adopted by USA Rugby that apply to:
For Information on the USA Rugby Safe Sport Reporting, Training, Handbook, and more please visit: http://usarugbysafesport.com/
This is a FREE online course. https://athletesafety.org/training/index
Designed for the parents of athletes of all ages, this course explains the issues of misconduct in sport and helps parents ensure their children have a positive and safe sport experience.
The US Center for SafeSport has created age level handbooks for parents to help them understand the issues of misconduct in sport and helps parents ensure their children have a positive and safe sport experience.