The Great Lakes Team Handball Association, in conjunction with USA Team Handball and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, is committed to enabling a safe environment for participants in events associated with GLTHA and USA Team Handball.

To this end, we have implemented the following Athlete Safety Policy courtesy of USA Team Handball for the attention of all Directors, Employees, and Members of the Great Lakes Team Handall Association.

2020 USA Team Handball Athlete Safety Policy

USA Team Handball adopts the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) from SafeSport and is presenting it to member clubs as a mandated policy to follow and also as an educational tool for our members and operations. Download a copy of the MAAPP.

To learn more about the SafeSport initiative, please visit Download the SafeSport information card or poster for club and member awareness.

If the concern deals with any of the following, please contact the U.S. Center for SafeSport to make a report. Use the online reporting form, or call (720) 531-0340.

  • Child sexual abuse
  • Sexual harassment
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Non-consensual sexual conduct
  • Intimate relationships involving an imbalance of power

If the concerns involve suspected child physical or sexual abuse, please report it immediately to the appropriate law enforcement authority.

If the concern deals with any of the following, please contact GLTHA or USA Team Handball. Email or submit a form here: USA Team Handball SafeSport Reporting. Reports may remain anonymous if desired.

  • Physical or Emotional misconduct
  • Bullying
  • Harassment
  • Hazing
  • Any other violation of the USATH’s Athlete Safety Policy