Coaches/Admins Info (specific to coaches):
All coaches and admins must now complete SafeSport Training annually. The training is free and available online. The initial course takes no more than 90 minutes to complete. It has three segments that can be completed separately. The re-certification takes 15-20 minutes. The course content includes recognizing child abuse, reporting child abuse, hazing, bullying, and about the reporting process.
Please contact your club for the specialized URL and code to access the training. You must have this information to be able to take the course.
Step-by-Step Guide to SafeSport Coaches Online Training System: Click Here (pdf)
Parents/Players info (specific to parents and players):
There is also free SafeSport training for parents and players. The parent training offers information to help parents be better informed. The player training is available in five age appropriate training modules (Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Middle School, and High School).
These online courses are free for parents and players. This training is not required but recommended.
To register for Parent or Player Training go to: athletesafety.org (Coaches training is not available on this web site.)
- Select create an account.
- Complete required fields.
- For Memberships select "Not Affiliated".
Those who have completed the Coaches SafeSport training will need to create a new account for these courses. Once you've created your parent/player education account you will be able to select the course you would like to take or have your child take.
PA West Soccer Policy on Player Heath, Safety and Welfare