All Coaches and club personnel are required to complete a background check.
To locate the web address to submit a background check for your respective club/league please visit this link: Background Check Providers
If you have a user profile in the Affinity Sports Platform, please use your user name and password to register for your background check.
If not, please select Create New Account.
Regardless if using existing login info or creating a new account, be sure to check the box for Coach/ Admin Registration
Once your account has been created the application will ask if you need to add any family members. If there are no family members to add, please click Continue.
Please select Register as Coach/ Admin button across from your name to begin your application. After you make this selection, a pop-up window will appear on your screen. Select a play level from the drop down menu. It will not matter which play level you select, but you will need to select at least one of the options to advance.
On the application any fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required to be filled out. Please click the down arrows to expand the drop down menus. This will provide an area to upload your photo or certificates.
Once all information has been entered/ uploaded on the application please scroll down and click Save & Next Page.
Next, read and accept any ELAs (Electronic Legal Agreements) by checking the box across from each agreement. Once all boxes have been checked click Agree & Continue.
There is no fee collected from coaches for background checks. Please click No Payment due, Continue.
On the next page click on the Submit Background Check button.
Virginia Youth Soccer Association has partnered with the background check company Trusted Employees to run Risk Management. In order to process your background check your Social Security must be provided to Trusted Employees. Please click the Background Check Submission button below to submit your Social Security number for processing. Your Risk Management application is not finalized until this is completed.
Enter in your SS# and click on Submit BGC.
Click OK on the system generated alert.
Background check application has been submitted. You may now exit out of the screen.