Mass Youth Soccer introduces Safe Soccer platform for the Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Soccer Registration Year. All coaches will need to register with in the U.S. Soccer Connect system via the dedicated link below (Danvers Youth Soccer Registration Link). By completing an Adult Registration, you are agreeing to and providing Mass Youth Soccer Association with the information needed to run the required background checks and searches noted below. All coaches will be required to complete the following before your Mass Youth Soccer Adult Credential can be printed (please make sure that you upload a current photo of yourself - headshot, as this is required to print your adult credential:
Criminal Offender Record Information Check
National Background (NBG) Check
National and State Sex Offender Registry Searches
Abuse Prevention Education and Training (SafeSport) : Link provided after completing adult registration
Initial SafeSport Course (approximately 1.5 hours to complete), then within the next calendar year;
Annual Refresher Course (approximately 30 minutes to complete) for as long as the adult participates
Once training is completed using the U.S Soccer Connect link, you will be auto approved so do not upload a certificate, save it where it is easily accessible to you
Concussion Training (CDC online course only): Link provided after completing adult registration
Concussion Certificates need to be uploaded into the new registration system
NOTE: Links to access Abuse Prevention and the Center for Disease Control Concussion training will be provided to you via direct email once you have been checked as a confirmed participant. The links are also available to you in your Adult Registration account.
Additionally, these Safety Policies must be reviewed by ALL adult participants:
Mass Youth Soccer Athlete and Participant Safety Policy – Known as Mass Safe Soccer includes Abuse Prevention mandatory reporting information.
Goal Safety Policy
US Soccer Recognize to Recover
These policies can be on the Mass Youth Soccer website, www.mayouthsoccer.org within the MA SAFE SOCCER tab.