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U.S. Center for SafeSport:

On February 14, 2018, S.534 was signed into law. Click here for the U.S. Center for SafeSport's fact sheet about the legislation.

Online awareness/prevention training is available at no cost to MSYSA Adult Members and consists of three (3) training modules which include:

  • Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education
  • Mandatory Reporting
  • Emotional and Physical Misconduct

For more information and to enroll, click here.

Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse & SafeSport Authorization Act of 2017 (S.534)   MSYSA Memo to League Presidents & Delegates (3.14.2018)                                    MSYSA Memo Regarding SafeSport Information (6.6.2018)                                          MSYSA Memo Regarding SafeSport Information (7.13.18)                                         MSYSA Memo Regarding SafeSport Information (8.7.18)                                             MSYSA Memo Regarding SafeSport Information (9.10.18)                                           MSYSA Memo Regarding SafeSport Information (10.5.18)                                          MSYSA Memo Regarding SafeSport Information (11.10.18)                                         Athlete and Participant Safety Memo (12.5.18)

Player Safety:

 US Youth Soccer Code of Conduct Policy (Link)                                                                     MSYSA Memo Regarding Code of Conduct Policy (4.25.18)
 Goal Safety: Zach's Law
 Goal Safety Reminder: Guidelines for Movable Soccer Goal Safety, Watch the MSYSA Goal Safety ModuleRead more...
 US Youth Soccer - Concussion Notification Form
 US Soccer Heat & Hydration Guidelines: Read MemoUS Soccer Heat Guidelines
Concussion Prevention
 MSYSA Memo- Player Concussions

Risk Management for Organizations:

 Managing the Ultimate Risk
 Incident Report (Example Only)
 Living Through a Lawsuit
 CPSC Guidelines for Movable Soccer Goals
 Sexual Abuse and Molestation Policies and Procedures
 Land/Facility Use Agreement
 US Youth Soccer Risk Management (Beyond Safe)
 Website Risk Management for Youth Organizations
 Creating a Culture of Safety
 Youth Soccer Insurance Claims 2012
 Risk Management Aspects of Running a Soccer Tournament

Coaches and Parents: 

Steps to Link Risk Management to GotSoccer Account 
Soccer In a Digital World 
Soccer Coaches Safety Checklist
CDC - Heads Up Concussion In Youth Sports 
Lightning Safety Outdoors
Hotel Safety Tips for Tournaments 
Lightning Safety
MSYSA Severe Weather Policy


Other Resources: CPR Resources First Aid Resources

If you would like to view presentations, documentation and articles regarding various risk management topics, please visit US Youth Soccer's Risk Management Resource Center.