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Background Checks


Travel and Recreation Coaches and Managers - Background Check Process

 Alternative Steps for Clubs with Trusted Employees Account
1.  Log into your Club Trusted Employees account
2.  Click "Invite Applicant to Apply Online" to enter coaches name and email addresses one-by-one
2.  Click "Invite Applicants from Excel Spreadsheet" and use Template to upload coaches.
3.  Background check results will be emailed to club's Trusted Employees primary account user

When an individual does not wish to provide a social security number or may not be a citizen, VYSA will accept an FBI BACKGROUND CHECK. The following is for informational purposes only on the process to complete an FBI Background check.  It is the individual's responsibility to complete all steps of the process and pay for all fees without assistance from the club or VYSA.

General Information: 

1. Request a Fingerprint Card from:
ederal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services
Attention:  SDU, Mod-2, 1000 Custer Hollow Road
Clarksburg, WV  26306

Or download here:

2. Have a Full Set of Fingerprints taken
Fingerprints may be taken at local police department, or a private agency authorized to do so.
Applicants will need photo identification as well as other identification when fingerprints are taken.

Additional information and locations here:

3. Send Fingerprints, FBI form and $18 fee to:
FBI CJIS Division – Summary Request
1000 Custer Hollow Road
Clarksburg, WV 26306

4. FBI will return the background check and fingerprint card to the applicant.  May take 6 – 8 weeks. 
Original FBI Report should be sent to:
VYSA - Confidential Background Check
10705 Spotsylvania Ave. #210
Fredericksburg, VA  22408

SafeSport Training for Youth

The U.S. Center for SafeSport has released five training modules focused on Youth Athletes.  The modules are age-based:

  • Preschool
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Middle School
  • High School

Each training module is 10-20 minutes in length.  A parent/guardian must first create a SafeSport account in order to give consent for their child to access the training and select the module for their child's age.  The training is free and can be found HERE

SafeSport Committee

Adam Brick
Kathy Hull
Tish Schrock
Amy Thompson

SafeSport Training

All Team Officials rostered on travel and recreational teams for the 2022-2023 year will be required to complete the SafeSport training. The SafeSport training will be valid for 1 calendar year, with a refresher course required each year after. 

Team Officials should contact their Club Administrator for instructions link for
 SafeSport training.

Forms & documents

SafeSport Policy


The VYSA Board of Directors unanimously passed an updated SafeSport policy in August 2019 to include requirements from US Soccer. 

All clubs and leagues are required to become familiar and adhere to all aspects of the new policy.

Contact [email protected] with questions.

Online Safety during COVID-19

Click here to view US Center for SafeSport's informational flyer on 'Keeping your kids safe online during COVID-19'.


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