Cocalico Volunteer - Head/Assistant Coach

As a volunteer, YOU add tremendous value to our Club!

Let's help you get all signed up to be a coach

  • The steps below will ALL need completed to ensure that you are able to start practices once the season begins.
 
  1. Navigate to the Registration page, select the proper age group you are going to be coaching
    • If you are coaching in multiple REC age groups just register once.
    • If you are coaching in the REC and Select League please register under both leagues.
  2. Log onto your GotSport.com account
  3. Select Dashboard in the upper left corner to review requirements.
  4. Complete all the assigned required clearances (see image)
    • A breakdown of the clearances are directly below noting which will be completed online and which will have to be submitted
    • Online Courses: Click on Details then Start Course button
    • To upload a file: Click on Details > Submit a New Report > complete the form > upload the file

CELEBRATE!!!

We are so very grateful for your time and dedication to the Cocalico Youth Soccer Club.

If you have any questions while completing the required clearances, please contact the Coach Coordinator (email)!

CYSC Required Clearances

Coach Recertification

  • The steps below will ALL need completed to ensure that you are able to start practices once the season begins.
 
  1. Register under the proper age group and league. 
  2. Log onto your GotSport.com account  
  3. Select Dashboard in the upper left corner to review requirements.
  4. Review that all “Fulfilled” assigned required clearances
    • Be sure to the current certification date will not expire before the upcoming season. NOTE: Although the certification may appear current, please double check that it does not expire before the Spring (April) / Fall (September) season.
    • To review the date you completed the certification > click details > review date completed
    • Certification needs completed ANNUALLY!

If you have any questions, please contact the Coach Coordinator (email)!

Required Clearances

  • PA State Police Criminal History (valid 5 years) – will need to be uploaded
  • SafeSport Training (annual) – completed online
  • Eastern PA Risk Management (annual) – completed online
  • Heads Up (Concussion Training) (annual) – completed online
  • FBI affidavit or FBI fingerprints (valid 5 years) – will need to be uploaded
  • PA Child Welfare History (PA Child Abuse Clearance) (valid 5 years) – will need to be uploaded

PA Child Welfare History (Child Abuse Clearance)

To get your PA Child Abuse Clearance go to: www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

This clearance is good for 5 years – if you have a current clearance for work or otherwise, you do not need to obtain again – simply upload to GotSport.

  • Create an individual account.  * No charge- clearance fees are waived one time every five years for volunteers
  • Follow the steps as directed. 
  • >> You will need to know all your previous addresses, as well as the names and ages of all those you’ve lived with.
  • No charge- clearance fees are waived one time every five years for volunteers.

Allow up to 14 days for results. Proof of Clearance for the PA Child Welfare History will come by mail in the form of a certificate. You will also be able to print/save a copy from the website – so be sure to notate your login & password information.

FBI Fingerprint or Affidavit

The FBI Fingerprint Background check is only needed if you have not lived in PA for the last 10 consecutive years. 

If you have not lived in PA for the last 10 consecutive years please reach out to the Risk Coordinator for details.

>> If you have lived in PA the last 10 consecutive years- simply complete the Affidavit of Compliance.

Allow up to 14 days for results. Proof of Clearance for the PA Child Welfare History will come by mail in the form of a certificate. You will also be able to print/save a copy from the website – so be sure to notate your login & password information.

PA State Police Criminal History

To get your PA Background Clearance go to: https://epatch.state.pa.us/

This clearance is good for 5 years- if you have a current clearance for work or otherwise, you do not need to obtain again- simply upload to GotSport.

NOTE: must access through Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, and Chrome (does not work on Safari)

NOTE:
Proof of Clearance for the State Police check will be online only.
You will need to login using the info you receive when fill-in gout the online form to access when your clearance is processed.  

Safe Sport

Complete information on “Sign Up” page. *please enter the information for a new account. If you have previously taken any SafeSport training, click Login (upper right of screen) to access your existing account, enter the email address you used then click Forgot Password.

If prompted, log in to the new or existing account

  • Click on “Menu” and select “Catalog”
  • Click the Start button for applicable training
    •  SafeSport Trained – First training for adult coaches/trainers/managers
    • Refresher – Second and subsequent training for adult coaches/trainers/mangers
    • SafeSport Trained for Adult Athletes – Training for athletes 18 and over
  • Upload your certificate of completed to GotSport. **Currently, all certificates of completion must be manually uploaded to GotSport.

 

Instructions for downloading a certificate:

  1. Select the “Menu” icon at the top right of your page.
  2. Select “Transcript”
  3. Under Certificates Section, click on Download next to the most recently completed course