Risk Management Resources

MSYSA A Frame Walkout

MSYSA 2022 Admin Workshop - SafeSport & MSYSA’s Athlete Participant Safety Program Presentation

If you are a coach, manager, or other youth soccer volunteer, please review the instructions below and/or contact your club or league for help getting started with your Risk Management certifications (background check, SafeSport Training, and CDC Heads Up concussion training).

 If you are a club or league administrator with a risk management question or concern, please contact Ryan Theisen via email.

GotSport Risk Management Help Guides
GotSport Risk Management FAQs - click here
Background Check Instructions - click here
CDC Heads Up Instructions - click here
SafeSport Instructions - click here
Risk Management Tracking Instructions (for Club Administrators) - click here
RM Template Email - click here (document download)
How to access your Risk Management Card - click here
How to upload a SafeSport Certificate - click here
How to upload a CDC Heads Up Certificate - click here
Risk Management Voucher Information - click here

The SafeSport Act - 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.

MSYSA Athlete and Participant Safety Program - rev. 03-07-2019

Reporting Form - Athlete and Participant Safety- Use this form to make a report to MSYSA regarding any cases of suspected child abuse and/or any suspected violation of the MSYSA Athlete and Participant Safety Program.

US Center for SafeSport Tool Kit 

Player Safety:

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
 MSYSA Goal Safety Video
 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.