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Coaches Corner

Background Checks

RYSL requires that all coaches and assistant coaches complete and pass a comprehensive background check.  If you are going to be coaching/assisting a team, please click on the link below to complete your background check.  


Abuse Prevention Systems/Sexual Abuse Awareness Training

ILLINOIS YOUTH SOCCER RULE 029. ABUSE AND MISCONDUCT 

All US Soccer members are required to adopt policies prohibiting sexual and physical abuse. 

IYSA and its member organizations and their personnel are responsible for protecting participants and ensuring their safety and well-being during their sponsored activities.  Every IYSA member organization shall adopt policies prohibiting sexual and physical abuse. Persons that have contact with athletes must successfully complete the US Olympic Committee SafeSport training or the AbusePreventionSystems Sexual Abuse Awareness Training every two (2) years and submit a copy of their Certificate of Completion to their IYSA member organization. 

All RYSL staff/volunteers (coaches, Asst coaches, referees) are required to complete this free online course. It takes about 15 minutes to complete. Once completed, each person must submit a copy of their completion certificate to their age group coordinator. The link to take the course is below. You will need to sign in/register, then select US Soccer as the member, enter the access code and complete the module.

US OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SAFESPORT LINK:

http://safesport.org/authentication/register?token=ee57337f-31f9-421d-b095-82fc8c8c4c41

US Soccer Access Code:  YC3E-6P5G-YYIL-CS2M


Coaching Education for Volunteer Coaches

Whether you are thinking about coaching, new to coaching, or have coached for several years, coaching education is very important. There is always more to learn! If you are looking to further your coaching education, we highly recommend taking U.S. Soccer's "F" Coaching License Online Course.

This course is a 2-hour course that can be completed online. It can be accessed through the U.S. Soccer website. http://www.ussoccer.com/coaching-educat…/licenses/national-f The "F" course is intended for all parents and coaches of youth players. The focus of this grassroots course is to share U.S. Soccer's best preactices in creating a fun, activity-center and age appropriate environment for players.



Coaching Education Materials

US Youth Soccer Coaching Education

This site provides a great # of resources for our coaches. Please take some time and explore the training plans and videos.


Our coaches are available for you to contact should you have a question about coaching, need training ideas, or would like to have one of them help run a training session.

NICK ROMAN

RAPTORS FC CLUB COACH

EDDIE GARZA

RAPTORS FC CLUB COACH