logo_Athletes-FirstAthletes 1st champions the care, development, safety, inclusivity, and diversity of All Star athletes. Athletes 1st is an all-encompassing focus on athletes with programs and resources in place to keep athletes as safe as possible and able to discover life skills that last beyond cheer and dance. Athletes 1st provides resources to help All Star coaches, clubs, and parents protect the safety and well-being of athletes.

    Support & Resources for Survivors

    Just as important as the development of educational resources in abuse prevention programs, we recognize the need for support and resources to survivors wherever possible.

    If you are a victim of Sexual Assault and in need of support, please call 988, The Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Additional resources are on their website.

    Another resource is the RAINN 24/7 Hotline. CALL 800.656.HOPE (4673). The National Sexual Assault Online Hotline - Help from a trained support specialist who can provide you with confidential crisis support

    For Nationally recognized Hotlines and Helplines: Athletes 1st - Helplines and Hotlines


    Sport Safety


    Sports Injury

    Athlete Protection

    Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

    LGBTQ Youth & Sexual Abuse Prevention

    Reporting Concerns of Abuse

    Online Safety

    Inclusivity & Diversity
    Mental Health

    Suicide Prevention

    Athlete Growth & Personal Development

    USASF Bolt [Bettering our Leaders of Tomorrow]: Leadership development and personal growth program for athletes. Learn more.

    Parent Engagement


    Athletes 1st provides resources to help All Star Clubs and coaches better ensure the health and well being of their athletes, which USASF believes is its first and foremost responsibility.