All registered Referees, Instructors, Assessors, Assignors that are 18 or older must complete all sportsafe training online before they can re-register for 2020. If a referee is only 17, but will turn 18 during the registration year, he/she can choose not to take the courses until he/she turns 18. On the date of his/her 18th birthday they will have 45 days to complete the online course before his registration is marked as inactive by USSF.
The certificate you will be required to provide is only available after you have completed all of the following three online modules,
- Emotional and Physical Misconduct
- Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education
- Mandatory Reporting: Understanding Your Responsibilities
Safesport is the Olympic community's initiative to recognize, reduce and respond to misconduct in sport. This online course will educate you on the common risk factors in sport and suggest ways to protect all athletes within our program. Users should login or register to create an account with the USOC and add U.S. Soccer to your membership. Training courses can be found by accessing the Store in the USOC prep center.
Instructions: first click on this link
- Enter Access Code YC3E-6P5G-YYIL-CS2M
- Register for your account/profile
- Check your email to activate your account
- Sign into your account
- Once complete, add U.S. Soccer to your profile so they can see that you have completed the training
This training takes approximately 90 minutes to complete; users can complete the course in more than one sitting (if necessary)
After completion of each module, it suggested you print off and/or save as a pdf each certificate. Only after you have completed all 3 modules you can go back in and retrieve the "SafeSport Trained" certificate.