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All participating adults (persons age 18 and older - excluding Adult Athletes) must complete an Annual Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration and possess an Adult Credential

  • For Adult Athlete (Age 18+) SafeSport Information click HERE

Prior to completing your adult registration, confirm that the organization you would like to participate with is in need of your services for this registration year.

Every adult member of all organizations affiliated with Massachusetts Youth Soccer must complete the following Registration Requirements. 

  1.  Complete an Annual Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration online via U.S. Soccer Connect.
  2.  Be CORI Approved.
  3.  National Background Check (NBGC) Approved (NBGC includes the State and National Sex Offender Registry Searches).
    • Completing the Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration is inclusive of adding the information needed and submission of both the CORI and National background checks.
    • Adults will have one Risk Status and Risk Expire Date visible in their registration account; this is the combination of the review of both the CORI and National background check reports.
  4.  Completed the SafeSport Abuse Prevention training annually and be checked as verified/approved.  Policy information and how to complete this training are found in the "SafeSport Abuse Prevention Training Help Guide".
  5.  Complete concussion training biannually and be checked as verified/approved.  Policy information and how to complete this training are found in the concussion training help guides.
    • We accept the CDC Head's Up course or the U.S. Soccer Learning Center's Introduction to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments course.
  6. If you have not previously done so (CORI Verification is a one-time event unless you change your name), you are required to print your CORI Acknowledgement form and contact your local organizations Risk Manager, as they are required to CORI Verify you.  This is done by either sending a notarized CORI Acknowledgement form, or meeting with your organizations Risk Manager to verify the information on the form in person, against a government issued photo ID.  Then, the Risk Manager will mark you as CORI Verified in the registration system. This is a Commonwealth of Mass Law.

  • If your organization has already marked you as CORI Verified no action is needed unless as noted above, you have changed your name.

As a participating adult, you are also required to review the Risk Management Policies listed below.

  1. Athlete and Participant Safety Policies, known as "MA SAFE SOCCER"; this includes Abuse Prevention mandatory reporting information.
  2. New COVID-19 HUB - Recommended Procedures
  3. Weather Policy
  4. Goal Safety
  5. US Soccer Recognize to Recover

The links to complete your Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration and to log back into your completed registration account are located at the bottom of this web page.


MASS YOUTH SOCCER ADULT REGISTRATION PROCESS

  1. Never registered with Mass Youth Soccer Assoc., you are required to do so to volunteer/coach for any Mass Youth Soccer Assoc. affiliated organization.  Please use the U.S. Soccer Connect Adult Registration Portal link below and create a new account to complete your adult registration.
When registering:
  • You will be required to upload a head shot photo.
    • Please make sure to have a photo available on the system (computer, phone, tablet, pad) you are using to register. 
  • Use your full legal first and last name (no shortened version) when completing your adult registration. This is especially important for processing both your CORI and National background check.
    • You will be submitting and agreeing to both background checks listed above.
    • IMPORTANT:  Make sure to use the same first and last name, and email address to compete your adult registration and to set up your SafeSport and concussion training course accounts. 
  • Double check when choosing your organization(s).
  • Make note of your username and password; they are needed to access your account.
  1. Returning Users - Previously registered adults or adults with parent accounts MUST re-register every year as a Returning User via the U.S. Soccer Connect Adult Registration Portal link below.   Do not create a new account.
  • If you are having trouble completing your adult registration contact the U.S. Soccer Connect Support Team at: (855) 703-2558.

To complete your Adult Registration click the following link:  U.S. Soccer Connect Adult Registration Portal.

Once you have completed your Adult Registration use the U.S. Soccer Connect Login Portal to access your registration account to find training links and review your registration information. 

Please use the provided URL to review the Commonwealth of Mass CORI Policy Information:  https://www.mayouthsoccer.org/programs/cori/

Registration Information

Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 soccer registration year will take place using the Stack Sports U.S. Soccer Connect Member Management System.

  • Stack Sports/U.S. Soccer Connect has provided your League, Town or Club with a dedicated registration website; fallriver.mayouthsoccerconnect.org 

Coaching Credential Requirements

Due to the SafeSport Act and the implementation of new required Policies and Procedures from U.S. Soccer, all Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association adult members and member organization’s adult members must meet the Risk Management requirements below; this will be monitored in U.S. Soccer Connect prior to the adult receiving their required Mass Youth Soccer Adult Credential.

  • Register as a Coach/Volunteer on Fall River Youth Soccer website
  • Adult Registration via US Soccer Connect
  • CORI Check Approved-National Background Check (NBG) Cleared; the NBG status also includes the State and National Sex Offender Searches.
  • SafeSport Abuse Prevention Training Approved. Initial SafeSport Course (approximately 2 hours to complete), then; an Annual Refresher Course (approximately 30 minutes to complete) for each year the adult participates. Please use this link fallriver.mayouthsoccerconnect.org to take the Abuse Prevention training; this way the system will automatically mark you as Approved.
  • Concussion Training Approved, The Center for Disease Control training is the only Mass Youth Soccer approved method. A link to the Center for Disease Control training will be emailed to you and provided to you in your Adult Registration account. You will need to upload this certificate for approval. Check with your organization for approval length of time. 

Important Notes for Adult Registration

  • Use your full legal first, last and middle name (no shortened version) when completing your adult registration.
  • Please make note of your Username and Password as registration is required annually and they are needed to access your account.
  • IMPORTANT: The Email Address entered on the Registration form is used to manage account registration(s) (all registrations, adult and player) information, it also links to the Digital Coaching Center (DCC) and SafeSport Auto-Approval.
    • If you do not use the same email address for all family member registrations, the system will create a duplicate account.
    • If you do not use the same email address that was used to create your DCC account that holds your coaching license information, it will not show in your account.
    • If you do not complete your SafeSport Abuse Prevention Training using the link in your account that has your email address, you will not be auto approved
  • You are required to upload a head shot photo during the Adult Registration process.
  • Make sure to have a photo available on the system (computer, phone, tablet, pad) you are using to register.
  • If you belong to more than one organization, you must register online with each one; the information on your Adult Registration form will auto-fill when you login to complete your second Adult Registration.
  • Club & League Connect: [email protected]
  • Team Connect: [email protected]
  • Support Phone: 866-892-0777
    Press 2 for support and press 1 for association, club and league, or team connect support.



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