Coach Registration

Recreation Coach Registration

For coaches, please register on the same site as the player but use Coach/Volunteer registration. PSC Recreational coaches will have to do fingerprinting thru LiveScan. Please cross out the existing code in your printed copy and write in the new contract code “BCYW”.
LiveScan Form

To do fingerprinting, it is essential that coaches bring their driver’s license (or another form of government issued identification) to fingerprinting together with the attached form properly filled out. Where the form asks for the District, League and Club number you must use these numbers for your fingerprinting results to be routed properly:
District = 04 League = 14 Club = 06
Coaches go to one of these sites. You do not get charged and CapitalLive can track these transactions.
Fingerprinting Locations

All Rec and Competitive Coaches will need to complete the “Heads Up Concussion” free online class and obtain their certificate at:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Highlanders Coach Registration

Competitive Coach Requirements (2019-20 season)

First, register yourself as a Coach and upload a headshot photos at:

Password to register is: 2020coaches

The following are required to become a current Piedmont SC competitive coach for US Club Soccer. Coach registration and training is available to all US Club Soccer members at no cost and is required of all coaches and staff members registering with US Club Soccer beginning with the 2020-21 registration year.

Please refer to the link below for complete overview and list of steps required:

To receive an auto-reply with instructions to become SafeSport Trained, please email

Player Health and Safety Initiatives: As part of its Players First philosophy and in order to promote a safe environment, US Club Soccer requires completion of the following Player Health and Safety initiativesby all staff members registering with US Club Soccer.

  1. Become “SafeSport Trained.” *specific to the 2019-20 registration year
    Instructions and the access code to take the SafeSport online training.

    1. Create a SafeSport account via this link:
    2. You should be prompted to add a membership (U.S. Soccer) via an access code provided as part of your account creation.
    3. Finish the registration process, and take the online “SafeSport Trained” course. Completion will take approximately 90 minutes, but it does not need to be done at once. You may save your progress and continue where you left off at a later time.
    4. Once completed, you will be able to download a “SafeSport Trained” certificate from your dashboard. Save this certificate. You will be required to upload it, or the SafeSport refresher completion certificate, into your next US Club Soccer background screening application as a condition of US Club Soccer staff registration.
  2. Complete Sideline Sports Doc (SSD) online course.
    This training program includes a six-chapter online course, as well as downloadable .pdf/e-book and .mp3 products, designed to improve on-field triage of key injury situations. The course incorporates U.S. Soccer’s “Concussions in Soccer” video and other Recognize to Recover content. The chapters are: 1) The SAFE Method – initial evaluation of an on-field injury, 2) Ankle and foot injuries, 3) Concussion, 4) Fractures, 5) Heat illness, and 6) Knee injuries.
  3. Complete background screening.
    US Club Soccer Background Screening Application
    Beyond a variety of national sources, our level of screening generally includes a direct county/state of residence criminal record search for all counties in which an individual has lived within the past seven years, regardless of whether any “hits” appear on the national database searches.

Registration: Registration is not complete until the staff passcard/rec registration request (#4 below) has been approved by US Club Soccer.

  1. Submit staff passcard or rec registration request. In most cases, this step is completed by the club/organization’s registrar on behalf of the individual coach or staff member. This step may be completed before the Player Health and Safety Initiatives listed above. Background screening results and an eligibility determination for “flagged” applicants will not be considered until a passcard/registration request is made for that person.
  2. NEW as of 2018: All Rec and Competitive Coaches will need to complete the “Heads Up Concussion” free online class and obtain their certificate at:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

When items are complete, please request reimbursement for courses from our Treasurer with your address to:

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Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Training Session (Required*)

Ever wonder…

  • How you can best support your child’s soccer development?
  • How much or how little you should do?
  • Do You Dare to Chill?

Our friends at Positive Coaching Alliance are THE experts!

Take a look at this training video:

Then come join Piedmont Soccer Club and PCA for a live session including an interactive mix of slideshow/video, Q&A, and sample scenarios.

The Piedmont Soccer Club (PSC) is once again hosting Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) trainings on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Veteran’s Hall on 401 Highland Avenue from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

  • All Professional and Parent Volunteer Coaches will be required to attend the session from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
    • In addition, PSC will use this time & location to offer LiveScan background checks to all coaches who need to get this done for Fall 2019.
  • All parents are encouraged to attend the Parent PCA session from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    • *New for 2019* To receive volunteer deposit refund, teams must have a Parent PCA Ambassador attend this PCA training on behalf of their PSC team.
    • The PCA Ambassador will spread the PCA message to all parents of the team. The Positive Parent reinforces key life lessons through sports, leaves coaching to the coach, and refereeing to the game officials.

*Please send a note to if you are unable to attend.

Field Training for REC Coaches and Highlanders Volunteer/Parent Coaches (Required*)

The annual field training, run by Piedmont Soccer Club’s Director of Coaching, Technical Directors, and Coaching Coordinator, will include demonstration of an example practice session include warm-ups, drills/games, 1v1’s, 2v2’s, and scrimmaging. Bring your cleats for an interactive learning experience!

Sample training materials will be e-mailed prior to the session.

The Piedmont Soccer Club (PSC) is will be running Volunteer Parent Coach Trainings on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Beach Play Field on 333 Linda Ave from 4 to 7 pm.

  • The first session, from 4 to 5:30 pm will be for U6 to U8 Coaches.
  • The second session, from 5:30 to 7 pm will be for U9 to U19 Coaches.

Coach Polos, Med Kits, Ice Packs, and Game Balls (U9 to U19 REC only) will also be handed out at these sessions. All other REC practice gear will be stored in Piedmont Field Lockers. Each Age Group Coordinator and Coach will be provided the locker combination code for the field for their age group.

*Please send a note to if you are unable to attend.

Recreational Volunteer Coach required online training

Become SafeSport Trained

At safesport.orgeffective as of the 2018-19 registration year

The U.S. Center for SafeSport online training covers the following subjects: sexual abuse, hazing, bullying, emotional misconduct, physical misconduct, harassment (non-sexual) as well as reporting obligations. There are three modules required to become “SafeSport Trained”: a) Mandatory Reporting: Understanding Your Responsibilities; b) Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education; and c) Emotional and Physical Misconduct.

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