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Mass Youth Soccer has partnered with Players Health for reporting violations of prohibited conduct and or prevention policies.
An Adult Participant who learns of information or reasonably suspects that an incident of Emotional or Physical Misconduct (including Bullying, Stalking, Hazing, and Harassment) or a violation of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP) or other proactive policies has occurred must report the violation to Mass Youth Soccer via the Players Health Portal and to their participating organization; reporting steps are noted below.
Mass Youth Soccer's prohibited conduct and prevention policies (MAAPP) are outlined in Appendix A & B of the Mass Youth Soccer’s Safe Sport Athlete & Participant Safety Policy.
1. File a report with Mass Youth Soccer via Players Health by clicking HERE.
2. Inform your participating organization’s President and/or Risk Manager.
IMPORTANT: Making a report online to Players Health will alert the State Risk Manager and assist Mass Youth Soccer in taking any appropriate action (temporary measures).
As required by the SafeSport Act, Mass Youth Soccer does not tolerate retaliation of any kind. Any Adult Participant who makes a good faith report will not be subject to retaliation, including harassment, as a result of making a report. The SafeSport Act also includes qualified immunity for good faith reports. The obligation to report is not always satisfied by making an initial report and an Adult Participant is required to report supplemental information of which they become aware that may be relevant in a pending investigation.
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