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

The Coaches' Report


Silent Edge provides information and links of interest for those concerned about sexual abuse and exploitation in figure skating (and in all sports), and other advocacy issues for skaters. Read more about Silent Edge. The administrator of this site can be contacted at admin@silent-edge.org.


Important Information

U.S. Figure Skating has a web page for information about their SafeSport Program. The SafeSport Program Handbook is available online and contains information about US Figure Skating policies and procedures concerning harassment and abusive practices.

Skate Canada also has a Membership Harassment Policy. To get more information or to receive a copy of this policy, please contact the Skate Canada National Office by email at skatecanada@skatecanada.ca or by phone at (613) 747-1007 (toll free: 1-888-747-2372).

More links are available to other organizations concerned with child or athlete protection, women's sports, and sport ethics.