Southborough

Youth Soccer

Guidelines

Coaches’ (CORI) KidSafe forms

All coaches and assistants must complete a CORI background check by filing a CORI Background Information form with the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association (MYSA). For security purposes, you can only fill out this form on line at MYSA. Once a CORI form is filed, it remains in effect for 5 years. The Registrar will notify all coaches and assistant coaches if and when they need to complete the CORI form. 

MYSA mandates that background checks be done for all volunteers in affiliated soccer programs, including the Southborough Youth Soccer Association (SYSA). The background check will review a person's entire criminal record history, with the exception of those cases where the records are sealed. Visit the MYSA Risk Management section for more information on the MYSA KidSafe program.

KidSafe Registration also provides you with the blanket liability policy required if you are a coach or administrator. Remember that no one will be allowed to coach or assist without a KidSafe registration.

Click on this link and select the Register with CORI button to complete this registration: MYSA Forms - CORI

BAYS Rules

BAYS has published a new rulebook for your use. Visit the BAYS web site for details. In particular, Bays Rule 12, Fouls and misconduct, should be reviewed by all coaches and assistants.

Coaches Web Links

Coaches can locate some interesting Soccer links that include both great skill building and educational information. One recent addition is Better Soccer More Fun. Some sites even include Virtual Soccer drills. In addition, you can locate important League and State Web sites.