Coaching

EYSC PLAYER SAFETY

The steps outlined below will help you navigate the process of obtaining your clearances to be a part of the Ephrata Youth Soccer Club.  These are guidelines put in place by our governing body- so although we understand the great deal of time and effort needed to go through this process- it is 100% necessary for not just coaches, but also for volunteers and all board members. The EYSC is committee to the safety of our youth!

STEP 1:  LOGGING IN TO GOTSPORT.COM

If you have coached previously:  go to www.system.gotsport.com

Use your personal email (email used previously) and select “forgot password” to set for the first time.  

**If you have never coached or began the process with the EYSC- email president@ephratasoccer.com (or any of the EYSC Board Members) to let us know you are interested in coaching.  You will then be entered as a coach and can start with the instructions above

VIDEO TUTORIAL HERE:  

https://www.epysa.org/video/coach-submitting-risk-management-documentation/

STEP 2:  REVIEW REQUIREMENTS

Select Dashboard in the coach account to review requirements. 

What clearances + requirements are needed?

  1. PA State Police Criminal History (valid 5 years)
  2. PA Child Abuse History (valid 5 years)
  3. FBI affidavit or FBI fingerprints (valid 5 years0
  4. Concussion Training (annual)
  5. SafeSport Training (annual)
  6. Eastern PA Risk Management (annual)
  7. Communicable Disease Agreement (annual)

STEP 3:  PA CHILD WELFARE HISTORY

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

  • Create an individual account.  * No charge- clearance fees are waived one time every five years for volunteers
  • Follow the steps as directed. 

NOTE:

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.

When you receive your clearance: log intowww.system.gotsport.com

Go to the dashboard, click “more info” beside PA CHILD WELFARE HISTORY and upload your clearance. 

STEP 4:  FBI FINGERPRINT OR AFFIDAVIT

This clearance applies only if you have not lived in PA for the last 10 consecutive years. 

If you have- simply complete the Affidavit of Compliance.

  • If you have not lived in PA for the last 10 consecutive years– go tohttps://uENROLL.IDENTOGO.COM
  • Enter SERVICE CODE 1kg738
  • Cost for the FBI Clearance is typically between $20-$30
  • If you have lived in PA for the last 10 consecutive years– complete the Affidavit of Compliance. 

When you receive your clearance OR complete the Affidavit: log intowww.system.gotsport.com

Go to the dashboard, click “more info” beside FBI FINGERPRINT OR AFFIDAVIT and upload your clearance.

STEP 5:  PA STATE POLICE CRIMINAL HISTORY

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

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

  • New Record Check (Volunteers Only). *no charge for volunteers  
  • Follow the steps as directed. 

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.  

When you receive your clearance: log intowww.system.gotsport.com

Go to the dashboard, click “more info” beside PA STATE POLICE CRIMINAL HISTORY and upload your clearance.

STEP 6: CONCUSSION TRAINING

Go to: https://www.train.org/cdctrain/

If you already have a TRAIN account (TRAIN National, or a state TRAIN account), enter your login name and then your password and select Login. If you do not have a CDC TRAIN account, click the Create an Account link.

Follow the steps as directed. Be sure to complete Your Profile Information in order to continue  

Then register for a HEADS UP to Youth Sports Course:

Select the appropriate link below to go to the course you need to take for HEADS UP:

a. Coaches version: https://www.train.org/cdctrain/course/1089818/

b. Parents version: https://www.train.org/cdctrain/course/1089862/

c. Sports Officials and Athletic Trainers version: https://www.train.org/cdctrain/course/1089861/ 

d. All others: https://www.train.org/cdctrain/course/1089855/

2. The course details will load for the course. Please read carefully for any instructions.

3. To register, select the green Pre-Assessment tab.

4. The pretest will load in a new tab. Please select the Start Assessment button.

5. When you have completed the pre-assessment, please exit the tab. CDC TRAIN will still be open in another

tab. Please select the Launch course button to begin the course.

6. If you need to leave the course prior to completing it, TRAIN will hold you in progress. You can return to the

course by logging back into CDC TRAIN and selecting Your Learning on the home page. Your course will be listed here. Click on the In Progress link to re-launch the course.

7. Once you have completed the course, select the course exit button to close the course.

8. CDC TRAIN will still be open in the browser. Please select the Assessment Pending button to begin the post assessment.

9. One you have completed to post assessment, close the tab to return to CDC TRAIN. If you passed the post assessment with an 80 or higher, a certificate will be placed in your certificates in CDC TRAIN (Your Learning/Your Certificates).

10. If you fail, you may retake the post-assessment.

DETAILED TUTORIAL HERE:   https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/pdfs/youthsports/Create_an_Account_CDC-TRAIN_HEADSUP.pdf

When you receive your certificate: log intowww.system.gotsport.com

Go to the dashboard, click “more info” beside CONCUSSION TRAINING and upload your certificate.

STEP 7: EASTERN PA YOUTH SOCCER RISK MANAGEMENT

Go to www.system.gotsport.com

Go to the dashboard, click “more info” beside EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH SOCCER RISK MANAGEMENT

Then click on “Submit New Report”

Review, Check Boxes, Sign and hit Submit

STEP 8: SAFE SPORT

Go to www.system.gotsport.com

Go to the dashboard, click “more info” beside SAFE SPORT

Then click on “Start Course”

STEP 9:  Complete the Communicable Disease Agreement

Go to www.system.gotsport.com

Go to Forms, then, Available Forms

The agreement requires a signature

STEP 10:  CELEBRATE – YOU DID IT AND WE ARE SO VERY THANKFUL FOR YOUR TIME AND DEDICATION TO THE EPHRATA YOUTH SOCCER PROGRAM!!!