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Athlete and Participant Safety/Risk Management

This page aggregates a variety of information and resources related to Athlete and Participant Safety/Risk Management, one the five pillars of US Club Soccer’s Players First philosophy.

Report a Concern

This page details reporting obligations, including mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse to law enforcement pursuant to the SafeSport Act, as well as US Club Soccer’s Athlete and Participant Safety/Risk Management Reporting requirements pursuant to Policy 13.04. A concern may also be reported directly via the online form.

SafeSport

This page aggregates information and resources from other pages regarding the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 (the "SafeSport Act"), such as mandatory reporting of child abuse requirements and training resources.

Centralized Disciplinary Database - SafeSport

The Centralized Disciplinary Database for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee, which includes records from the U.S. Center for SafeSport from March 2017 onward, as well as known historical disciplinary records received from and certified by the National Governing Bodies (NGBs) concerning individuals who have been sanctioned and rendered ineligible for sexual misconduct offenses.

Cardiac Conditions

U.S. Soccer’s Recognize to Recover program includes guidelines and resources for Cardiac Arrest, Athlete Collapse, and CPR and AED Training.

Players First offerings

Learn about which partners are advancing the Player Health & Safety pillar.

U.S. Soccer resources

U.S. Soccer’s Recognize to Recover program addresses important safety topics, such as: injury prevention, injury recovery, head & brain conditions, emergency action plans, cardiac conditions, environmental conditions, medication resources, nutrition & hydration, and soccer for athletes with a disability.

  • Third-party Participating Adult Certification Forms (coming soon)