Virginia Youth Soccer Association is committed to a culture of compliance, ethical conduct and safety. Below you will find policies implemented by U.S. Soccer to ensure this culture, as well as information about how to report to VYSA concerns about any known or suspected violations of law, policy, ethics or rules regarding Virginia Youth Soccer and its staff, athletes and organization members.
Timely reporting of violations support U.S. Soccer’s commitment to a culture of ethics, compliance and safety and we appreciate your cooperation in maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all.
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TRAINING FOR PARENTS
Separated by age group or combined for all ages, the U.S. Center for safesport’s Toolkits help parents understand SafeSport best practices and how to respond to signs of abuse.
PARENT TOOLKIT – ALL AGES
FOR PARENTS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN
FOR PARENTS OF SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN
FOR PARENTS OF MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH
FOR PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL AGED ADOLESCENTS
ONLINE TRAINING FOR PARENTS
The U.S. Center for SafeSport’s FREE Parent’s Guide to Misconduct in Sport is designed for the parents of athletes of all ages. This course explains the issues of misconduct in sport and helps parents ensure their children have a positive and safe sport experience.
If you are a parent looking for resources on keeping your athlete safe, you can access this training at no cost. Simply create an account, add the parent training to your bag, and you’ll be able to access the training.
REPORT A CONCERN
SUSPENDED OR INELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS
For a list of individuals subject to measures imposed by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, including individuals on probation, suspended, or ruled ineligible, click here: [LINK].
HOW TO REPORT A CONCERN
To make a report, either fill and submit the form here, or call (312) 528-7004 to leave a voicemail. Please provide as much detail in your report as possible, including contact information, should you wish to be contacted concerning your report. U.S. Soccer does not retaliate and does not tolerate retaliation against any individual who makes a report in good faith. Please see below for more information.
WHAT CAN I REPORT TO THE INTEGRITY HOTLINE?
Some examples include, but are not limited to:
– Potential violations of the SafeSport Code/participant safety policies
– Potential violations of law or policy
– Anti-doping violations
– Allegations of match fixing
– Allegations of referee misconduct and/or misconduct or assault toward a referee
– Concerns regarding your local soccer club, state association, or national member organization
If you have a general message or concern not related to the foregoing, please submit your message via the U.S. Soccer Contact Us page.
To make a report, either fill and submit the form here, or call (312) 528-7004 to leave a voicemail. Please provide as much detail in your report as possible, including contact information, should you wish to be contacted concerning your report.
RESOURCES FOR REPORTING CHILD ABUSE
View resources provided by the Virginia Department of Social Services – Child Protective Services (CPS) for reporting child abuse and neglect.
Virginia Hotline Number (800) 552-7096
Spanish (800) 855-8200
Find your local CPS department: [Click Here]
Virginia Relay enables people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, or have difficulty speaking to communicate by TTY (text telephone) or another assistive telephone device with anyone who uses a standard phone.
TTY (800) 828-1120
Voice (800) 828-1140
Captioned Telephone Service (877) 243-2823
Speech-to-Speech (866) 221-6784
Visually Assisted Speech to Speech (800) 855-8220