Safe Sport banned 122 people

The United States Center for Safe Sport opened on March 3, 2017. …

In its first year, the center banned 122 people, temporarily suspended 60 and delivered 10 sanctions short of ineligibility. …

The Center for Safe Sport has nine full-time employees and several investigators that work on contracts. Pfohl hopes to double the organization’s workforce this year and increase its budget from its current $4.3 million to about $8 million. …

Safe Sport also receives funding from the private sector and is hoping to work with Congress to identify additional funding sources. …

… organization is not just about investigations and punishment. It wants to improve awareness and education to prevent not only sexual abuse, but bullying, harassment, hazing and physical and emotional abuse.


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