General Requirements

The following information outlines the requirements necessary to be a recreational head coach with Granite Bay FC.  Please follow these steps to ensure you can be eligible before the season starts.

  1. Register as a Coach from the GotSport platform.
  2. If new to the GotSport platform, see "Don't have an account? CREATE AN ACCOUNT" at the bottom of the page.
  3. During registration, ensure you upload a head shot photo of yourself, with no hats or sunglasses.
  4. Make sure the following three US Club Soccer requirements are fulfilled:
    1. Background Screening
    2. Safe Sport
    3. Disqualification-Suspension Review Acknowledgement
  5. Get a Live Scan done if not already completed.
    1. Print and complete the Live Scan form.
    2. Bring the completed form to any location listed at
    3. You will not be charged for this, as the club is billed directly.

Additional Requirements

  • Head coaches are required take a quick "Introduction to Grassroots" AND appropriate online module from the DCC Soccer (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11).
  • New Coach? Sign up for PCA for New Coaches (Registration details to come)
  • Already done that? Sign up for PCA for Returning Coaches (Registration details to come)
  • Get at least 2 parents (if 2 parents have gone in the past, get 2 more) to sign up for the PCA for Parents
  • Assign Team Parent and send them to the Team Parent Meeting
  • Assign Sponsor
  • Email your team immediately ASAP that you are their coach!
  • Concerns about your roster? Ask the Rec Coaching Director or Registrar
  • Hold team meeting prior or in conjunction with practice (example agendas in Rec Coach Guide)