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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. 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.

3. SafeSport Online Training
    ALL coaches MUST complete online training and take "refresher" course each year.

4. Sudden Cardiac Arrest 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 Concussion Training:
All coaches 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. Only needs to done once while coaching for LNYSA. or

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).  The certificate is valid for 11 months and then you will need to take the "refresher" course. (approximately 20 minutes)  Once your certificate is completed, you will need to upload to your CalSouth or SportsConnect account.
Access Code: YC3E-6P5G-YYIL-CS2M

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training/Certificate:
All coaches must complete this course.  Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one cause of death in the United States for student athletes during exercise.  With content developed by Simon’s Heart, this course will help you learn and recognize the warning signs and symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Also included are tips for what to do in the critical moments after an individual suddenly collapses in order to save their life.


Laguna Niguel Youth Soccer Association

30025 Alicia Parkway, #188
Laguna Niguel, California 92677

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

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