Alaska Youth Soccer; Awareness Training is required for all individuals over eighteen years of age participating in the programs of the Association or the Affiliate Member Associations. The training and renewal every two years must be done prior to interaction with athletes and sports activities.
Required Individuals Include; Affiliate Member adult coaching staff, directors, administrators, employees, BOD Members, volunteer coaches, team managers, trainers, chaperones, club volunteers, and certified referees. The same policy will be used for all AYSA employees, contract staff, contract coaches, and BOD Members please refer to the AYSA Policy; Adult Verification: POLICY NO AYS082217-A for more information.
The new legislation is certainly a step in the right direction and AYSA will continue to ensure that we access the available resources, education, and procedures to follow the appropriate requirements which are critical to holding individuals that work with youth in the state of Alaska accountable for protecting the youth athletes.
Contact Linda Burke at the AYSA State Office for requirements or questions.