Required Clearances

Required Clearances

The state of Pennsylvania has instituted laws for its schools, churches, and other organizations in an effort to ensure that our children are safe while participating in youth activities.

Eastern PA Youth Soccer Association (EPYSA) has moved to a new registration platform using US Soccer Connect and StackSports. Follow the steps below to complete all required materials in order to be added as a Coach or volunteer to the 2019-2020 HMMS team.

In addition to the above training, Pennsylvania Clearances are required to be UPLOADED under the section titled “Safety Certificate:” in your registration record in the US Soccer Connect/StackSports system, click on “Add”. It is suggested that you scan all of your Pennsylvania Clearances in to ONE file to UPLOAD in the system at the same time. Depending on your circumstances, you will need to UPLOAD completed documents 1, 2 & 3 or 1, 2, & 4 (as referenced below) in to the US Soccer Connect/StackSports system.

  1. PA STATE POLICE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK – https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp All Coaches, Assistant Coaches working with a team must complete and submit proof of their PA State Police Criminal Background Clearance. Click on the link provided above to complete your PA State Police Criminal Background Check. Clearances are good for five years, if you have completed this clearance within the last five years, you can upload your current clearances.
  2. PENNSYLVANIA CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCE – www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis All Coaches, Assistant Coaches, and parents working with a team must complete and submit proof of their PA Child Abuse Clearance. Click on the link provided above to complete your PA Child Abuse Clearance. Clearances are good for five years, if you have completed this clearance within the last five years, you can upload your current clearances.
  3. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FINGERPRINT CHECK –
    1. For all PAID positions, an FBI fingerprint check must be completed.
    2. For UNPAID position, where individual has not been a resident of PA for more than 10 years, an FBI fingerprint check must be completed.
    3. For UNPAID position, where PA resident of 10 years or more, an Affidavit of Compliance must be completed.

AFFIDAVIT OF COMPLIANCE – For UNPAID position, where PA resident of 10 years or more, an Affidavit of Compliance must be completed.

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Clearance Resources

EAGLE F.C. CLEARANCES RECREATIONAL Click Here

EAGLE F.C. CLEARANCES TRAVEL / PREMIER COACHES  Click Here

EAGLE F.C. CLEARANCES BOARD MEMBERS  Click Here

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