In order to meet STYSA's risk management program criteria, ALL ADULTS, including coaches, team managers, volunteers, club official, board members, etc. are required to complete the following three items:
All are mandatory in order for the adult to be added to an official team roster or receive a KidSafe (Adult Participation) Pass. These components are linked through the GotSport software.
ROSTERS FOR THE 2023-2024 SEASONAL WILL NOT BE GENERATED UNTIL AT LEAST ONE FULLY COMPLIANT COACH HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE ROSTER
The STYSA KidSafe Program provides the parents of children involved with youth soccer in South Texas a measure of security regarding the adults charged with responsibility of their children. Criminal background checks are required for all adult participants, coaches, team managers, volunteers, club officials, board members, etc.
To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The HEADS UP initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.
On February 14, 2018, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 was signed into law and became effective immediately. This bill amended the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 to extend the duty to report suspected child abuse, including sexual abuse, within 24 hours to all adults who are authorized to interact with minor or amateur athletes by a national governing body, a member of a national governing body, or an amateur sports organization that participates in interstate or international amateur athletic competition.
U.S. Soccer has developed the Safe Soccer Framework as a foundation from which all participants in the soccer community, be they athletes, coaches, referees, administrators or volunteers, play an active role in creating an environment free from emotional, physical or sexual abuse. The Safe Soccer Framework is a comprehensive program of policies and process, screening, education and training, reporting, monitoring and enforcement designed to help participants detect and report abuse, respond to it, and prevent future occurrences.
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