Any affiliate of Georgia Soccer who allows players under the age of 18 to play in their league, falls under the Safe Sport Authorization Act passed by Congress in February. All adults with regular contact with minors within a sports-related environment are required by law to complete Safe Sport training.
To learn more about the Safe Sport Act and how it affects and relates to youth soccer, please visit www.safesoccer.com.
Click here to access the Safe Sport training.
Click here to access the five training modules focused on Youth Athlete Training.
Georgia Soccer has a one pager regarding SafeSport and Concussion Awareness that you can use as a tool: Click here to download.
Additionally, the Center has created one-page summaries of each topic of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP). They are linked below for your use:
Education and Training Guidelines
Local Travel Guidelines
Locker Rooms/Changing Area Guidelines
Massage and Rubdown Athletic Training Modalities Guidelines
Social Media Guidelines
Who and Where Prevention Policies