US Youth Soccer is a National Affiliate member of the national governing body for the sport of soccer in the United States, the U.S. Soccer Federation (U.S. Soccer). 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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US Youth Soccer fully complies with all Federal requirements and U.S. Soccer policies and requires the same of all members.
The US Youth Soccer Athlete Incident Management System (AIMS), powered by InjureFree, is a mobile, real-time injury reporting and tracking tool designed to streamline communications regarding return-to-play protocols while helping to adhere to state and federal laws regarding training and reporting and is provided at no cost to all members of US Youth Soccer.
US Youth Soccer, as the largest youth sport organization in America and the leader in youth soccer, has a tremendous responsibility for the health and safety of the millions of children to participate each year. The US Youth Soccer AIMS is the gold standard for player health and safety for children as they participate in athletics and is a critical component in offering the highest level of care possible for all participants. Furthermore, the de-identified, aggregated data pertaining to injuries helps to inform decision making designed to further improve the safety of all who play soccer!
US Youth Soccer AIMS to:
-Lead the way in player health and safety while setting the gold standard for care
-Reduce administrative and logistical burdens associated with player safety
-Positively impact the pay-to-play model
US Youth Soccer AIMS - What it is and is not
Please contact your US Youth Soccer member club, league or State Association representatives to learn more and to request access to the US Youth Soccer AIMS!