Coach Requirements

General Requirements

The following information outlines the requirements necessary to be a 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:
  5. Get a Live Scan done if not already completed.
    • Print and complete the Live Scan form and Bill Notice.
    • You will not be charged for this, as the club is billed directly.
    • Bring the completed form and Bill Notice to any location listed at https://www.capitallivescan.com
      • If you go to a location not listed on the link above, the club will not reimburse.
  6. Complete required U.S. Soccer Coaching Education courses.

Additional Requirements

  1. Email your team immediately ASAP that you are their coach!
  2. Concerns about your roster? Ask the Rec Coaching Director or Registrar
  3. New Coach? Sign up for “PCA for New Coaches” (Registration details to come)
  4. Already done that? Sign up for “PCA for Returning Coaches” (Registration details to come)
  5. Get at least 2 parents (if 2 parents have gone in the past, get 2 more) to sign up for the “PCA for Parents”
  6. Assign a Team Parent
  7. Find at least one Sponsor
  8. Hold team meeting prior or in conjunction with practice (example agendas in Rec Coach Guide)

Questions

If you have any questions about registering as a coach, please contact the appropriate registrar:

If you have any general questions about coaching, please contact the appropriate coaching director: