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

The Coaches' Report

Resources for Parents

You and Your Child's Coach - a questionnaire for skating parents.

Responding To Child Sexual Abuse - what to say and do if a child reports abuse to you.

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

Parent Survey - results of an informal online survey of parents about a variety of issues including expenses; communication with coaches, other parents and skating organizations; and abuse reporting procedures.

For further information on health, psychology and career-related issues, see the Health & Career page.