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Adult Registration Process

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

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 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 and be checked as verified/approved.  Policy information and how to complete this training are found in the "Concussion Training Help Guide".   IMPORTANT, we now accept the U.S. Soccer Learning Center Safe Healthy Playing Environment course training; please check the help guide for more policy information.
  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

IMPORTANT:

  • If you have ever registered online as an adult volunteer with Mass Youth Soccer you have information in U.S. Soccer Connect and will register as a Returning User.

  • 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.
  • If you cannot complete your Adult Registration due to duplicate accounts, call the U.S. Soccer Connect Help Line at (855) 703-2558.  U.S. Soccer Connect will update your account information, which will allow you to complete the Adult Registration process.

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.
  • You will be required to upload a head shot photo during the Adult Registration process.
  • Please make sure to have a photo available on the system (computer, phone, tablet, pad) you are using to register. 
  • Please 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.
  • Make sure to use the same first and last name, and email address to compete your adult registration and to set up your Safe Sport and Centers for Disease Control training course accounts.
  • Please double check when choosing your organization(s) for your Adult/CORI Registration.
  • Please make note of your Username and Password as they are needed to access your account.
  • 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.
  • For issues that occur when registering on the U.S. Soccer Connect registration platform, please contact the U.S. Soccer Connect Support Team at: (855) 703-2558.
  1. Returning Users - Previously registered adults will register for the current registration year as a Returning User via the U.S. Soccer Connect Adult Registration Portal link below. NOTE: This is also the only way to add another organization to your adult registration.
  • ​All registration directions that must be followed can be found on the landing page of the US Soccer Connect Adult Registration Portal. 

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

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have completed your Adult Registration, you should use the U.S. Soccer Connect Login Portal to find training links and review registration information. 

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

Adult Registration Documents

Helps you keep track of your risk management compliance requirements.

Adult Registration - Sports Connect (old Blue Sombrero) Checklist

For U.S. Soccer Connect - Sports Connect adult registrants.  Outlines the dual registration process.

Mass Youth Soccer has opened Adult Registrations for the Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 soccer registration year.

Adult Registration - New User Help Guide

Detailed instructions on how to complete your Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration as a new registrant.  This guide also includes, detailed instructions (including links to training) on how to complete your required SafeSport Abuse Prevention and Concussion training. 

Adult Registration - Returning User Help Guide

Detailed instructions on how to complete your Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration as a returning registrant.  This guide also includes, detailed instructions (including links to training) on how to complete your required SafeSport Abuse Prevention and Concussion training.

*Review your organization choices each registration year and update if applicable.

How to Check Validity of Required Trainings

How to check if your SafeSport and concussion trainings are valid for the new registration year.

Who must complete an Adult Registration

An overview of the roles of who must complete a Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration and all required Risk Management training.

SafeSport Abuse Prevention Training Help Guide

Detailed instructions on how to complete your required SafeSport Abuse Prevention training.

SafeSport Adult Athlete Abuse Prevention Training Help Guide

Detailed instructions on how to complete the required SafeSport Abuse Prevention training as an Adult Athlete playing on a team with Minor Athletes.

New Instructions for CDC Concussion Training

IMPORTANT:  CDC has moved their concussion training site and has new requirements for creating an account.

CDC FAQ

Who to contact for certain issues that may arise, along with other helpful information.

CDC - Massachusetts Regional Map - To create an account with the CDC for Concussion Training you need to know the region you live in.

CDC Concussion Training Help Guide 

Detailed instructions on how to complete your required Centers for Disease Control Concussion Training.

U.S. Soccer Learning Center Concussion Training - How to Create an Account

Detailed instructions on how to register in the U.S. Soccer Learning Center and complete their Concussion Course ("Introduction to Safe and Healthy Playing Environments")

How to manage "My Account" 

Includes the instructions and link needed to log back into your Mass Youth Soccer "My Account" and to find required training links, print your CORI Acknowledgement form and verify Risk Status and Risk Expire date, registration history and update your account information.

FAQ

Provides adults with answers to frequently asked questions.

US Soccer Connect Registration and Login Portals and Help Center

To complete an Adult Registration:  

U.S. Soccer Connect Adult Registration Portal

Use the above link to complete your Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration and update your participating organization choice(s).

To login to U.S. Soccer Connect:

U.S. Soccer Connect Login Portal

Use the above link to log into U.S. Soccer Connect to access your required Risk Management course training links and upload portal, and to review or update your registration information ("My Account").

New Association Support Hours* Beginning Sunday, October 18, 2020

Monday - Friday:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM PST
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST
Help line number: (855) 703-2558.

 

 

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