2019 Fall Coach Background Check Requirements-Updated May 23, 2019

**New May 2019 - WYS has created a pdf guideline on how to complete the required courses to obtain a coach clearance in 2019. The access code for the SafeSport Training is YC3E-6P5G-YYIL-CS2M.

Coaches can complete the required courses now, but the state has asked that coaches wait until July 1st to apply for the background check.


New in 2019 - Coaches must take the Safe Sport Certificate training before you can apply for a Washington State Youth Soccer background check.

  • SafeSport certification will be good for a period of two years then will have to be renewed. (Subject to Change)
  • In order to proceed in the background check you MUST have a SAFESPORT CERTIFICATE (all current background checks will expire June 30th 2019)

The three 30-minute training modules including Sexual Misconduct Awareness, Mandatory Reporting and Emotional and physical misconduct can be found here at the SafeSport website.


Enter the Access Code: YC3E-6P5G-YYIL-CS2M

Individuals will then be asked to create an account.

The participating organization is US Soccer.

If you have questions about the training please send them to information@safesport.org

To apply for a background check go to http://www.washingtonyouthsoccer.org/resources/risk_management_safety/risk_management_application/.

Complete the process which will include uploading your Safe Sport Certificate.

Rules of the Game

2018 U8-U12 Rules - will be updated for 2019

U13 and Older FIFA Laws of the Game with some modifications for youth.

District 2 Teams (U13-U19)
LWYSA Fall Coach Meeting Presentation