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Laguna Niguel Youth Soccer Association

Coaching Requirements

Welcome LNYSA Recreational Coaches and thank you for volunteering to coach. If you have not already registered, please do so here. We appreciate the hours and hard work you are going to put into your season. Our league would not be possible without you. Please read the entire document because some things apply to only to NEW coaches, while others apply to everyone.

Items that NEED to be completed by the start of the season, unless noted otherwise:

1. Live Scan
    Only needs to be completed once in your LNYSA coaching career

2. Obtain a 4v4 Online Coaching license from US Soccer. (minimal requirement)
    If you hold an “F” license or higher, you do not need to complete another license course.

3. Concussion Online Training
    If your concussion training certificate is uploaded into your CalSouth profile, you do NOT need to do it again this season.
    If you are a new coach to LNYSA, you MUST complete your online training.

4. SafeSport Online Training (New Requirement)
    ALL coaches MUST complete online training.

5. Participate in Mandatory Coaches Meeting
    New and returning coaches are required to participate. Meeting information will be published in NEWS section of our web site.

Directions for Live Scan:
All volunteers (coaches, referees, board members) must go through the Live Scan application and fingerprinting process. You only need to do this ONCE and we will have your coach record updated on the Calsouth membership platform.

Please click here to download the Cal South Live scan form, fill it out and bring TWO copies prior to attending a Live Scan session or before going to a Live Scan processing center.

You can also go to any Live Scan processing center and have your fingerprint and application submitted for a fee. LNYSA recommends Secure Live scan service, 6 Journey, Aliso Viejo. Remember to bring the Cal South Live Scan application along with a government issued photo identification

Directions for 4v4 Online Coaching license:
To obtain your Coaching License, please follow the directions in this link: Please email [email protected] to obtain your individualized coupon code.

Directions for Concussion Training:
All NEW coaches, as well as those that have not uploaded your certificate to CalSouth profile, must complete this CDC “Heads Up Concussion” training program. Don’t forget to save a copy of your certificate of completion and send to your division director. This is a very quick online training course with very important information about player safety.

Safe Sport Online Training/Certificate:
SafeSport is the Olympic community's initiative to recognize, reduce and respond to misconduct in sport. The required SafeSport Training (approximately 90 minutes), only needs to be completed once. Once your certificate is completed, you will need to upload to your CalSouth account. Access Code: YC3E-6P5G-YYIL-CS2M


Laguna Niguel Youth Soccer Association

30025 Alicia Parkway, #188
Laguna Niguel, California 92677

Phone: 877-385-6972
Email: [email protected]

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