As reports of sexual abuse in amateur sport made headlines in the 2010s, it had become clear: America deserved a safer sport culture. To achieve this, a new paradigm anchored by a new organization would be needed. Authorized by Congress to help abuse prevention, education, and accountability take root in every sport, on every court. Dedicated solely to ending sexual, physical, and emotional abuse on behalf of athletes everywhere. From this need, the U.S. Center for SafeSport was created.