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SafeSport

The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 law was passed in 2018 to create a safe environment for youth athletes. This law is an amendment to the Amateure Sports Act of 1978.  

Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017

Click here to review the full copy of the Safe Sport Act

US Soccer's Policy 212-3: Athlete and Participant Safety Policy

Click here to review the full policy

SafeSoccer Framework

US Soccer created a comprehensive program as the Framework for SafeSoccer.  The components of this framework are: 

  • Policies and Process
  • Screening
  • Training and Education
  • Reporting
  • Monitoring and Enforcement

Click here for the SafeSoccer Handbook.

Reporting Requirements

Additional Resources

SafeSoccer.com
US Soccer FAQ Sheet
US Soccer Presentation at 2019 KY Youth Soccer AGM (PDF)
SafeSport Training via StackSports (Video)

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