Click For Full Article In November 2018, the USASF Board announced its intention to take an even more aggressive and proactive approach to protect its athlete members from potential abuse and exploitation. Athlete protection is not a concern unique to All Star; it is a societal concern. We live in a “new normal” that requires a heightened sense of vigilance regarding our youth. In 2019, the USASF launches “Athletes 1st,” an awareness campaign that equips owners and coaches with tools to supply to their athletes; all with the purpose of empowering athletes to protect themselves anywhere they are. Program Owners, come together to: 1) Educate Yourself 2) Minimize the Opportunity 3) Educate Others 4) React Responsibly Look for resources on their way to you this month and throughout the year. Log in to The Connection to be active in your All Star community.