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Steps to become a Youth Soccer Coach


Step 1- Register with GotSport

The first step to becoming a Youth Soccer coach is to create a Coach account 

at and complete a background check.


Click HERE to create your coach account.


Step 2- Complete concussion training

Watch the MANDATORY Head's Up Concussion video.

The video and quiz will take about 20 minutes and will automatically attach to your coach account.


This must be completed before we can add you to your team.

Watch this helpful VIDEO on taking the CDC heads up concussion course.

Background checks, Coach accounts, and Concussion training must be updated every 2 years.


Step 3- complete the safe sport training

Education and awareness are the most critical components to creating safe and respectful sporting environments free of abuse and harassment. 


Safe Sport training is MANDATORY for all coaches/adults who work with children. This training provides resources, policies, and awareness to safeguard athletes from bullying, harassment, hazing, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and sexual misconduct.

To access the Safe Sport Training-- Login to your coach account and click on the Safe Sport Training button.

Coaching youth soccer is never an easy task. You are asked to juggle parents, referees, the kids, and even a few soccer balls that might get kicked your way. But no fear, the best coaching starts with knowledge.


We are committed to helping you become the best coach you can be by offering you the option to be reimbursed for any training that you undertake. US Soccer offers in-person and online training that can help you plan practices, strategize for games, and get the most out of your time with your kids.

Check out their programs by clicking this LINK.

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