Coach Required Registration Steps
Volunteer Required Registration Steps
(All coaches, assistants, team managers and other volunteers)

Thank you for your interest in volunteering your time to coach or assist a team!

All of the steps below (also listed to the side) must be completed and kept current in order to be assigned to a team. If you have questions about any of these steps, you can email the club VP Teams.


Step 1: Register as a Volunteer with Silver Lake Soccer Club

Registration is done through the secure Stack Sports Registration System.

Note: You will need to register as a volunteer for each age group you would like to participate in. For example, if you are coaching in Girls U10 and assisting in Boys U16, you will need to register once for Girls U10 and then again for Boys U16.

Follow these steps:

1. Click the MEMBER LOGIN button in the top left corner of our website.

2. NEW Members will need to create a new account and password. You may already be entered into the system if you have registered players previously--use that account if it exists.

- Please use Legal Names as you create your member account. These names should match what will you use when applying for a background check for Washington Youth Soccer.

3. Click the Register Now button.

4. Click the Register Now button next to Fall Recreation - 2018 - Volunteers.

5. Select your name in the list under the Choose someone to register heading.

6. Click the Add Registration for Selected Person button.

7. Complete the remaining registration steps.

- Check the age chart to determine what age group to register for

- Please be sure to provide a frequently checked email address

8. Read and acknowledge the waivers and consent forms.

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Step 2: Washington Youth Soccer RMA - Background Check

Washington Youth Soccer requires all volunteers to have a valid Risk Management Authorization obtained through a background check service they provide. (See the following link for information about this requirement: WYS RMA Info.) A new background check is required each season.

Unfortunately, this no longer happens automatically when we register through Bonzi. We are required to manually follow the process outlined by Washington Youth Soccer. The following links are instructions detailing the background check process. Note the one for minors.

To complete your volunteer registration, please follow the instructions above to run your background check and validate your RMA. During the process, don't forget to select Silver Lake Soccer Club as your organization. If you need assistance with this process, you will need to find it through Washington Youth Soccer using the contact information in the above instructions.

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Step 3: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training Certificate

On July 24, 2015, a State of Washington law regarding sudden cardiac arrest awareness went into effect. SB 5083 - referred to as the Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Act - was passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor with the intent of making youth athletes, their families, and coaches aware of sudden cardiac arrest. This Washington Youth Soccer page has additional information about the issue, requirements for compliance and links to resources:

WYS Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Information

During registration players and parents were required to acknowledge receipt of the SCA information which satisfies their annual compliance requirement.

All coaches also need to view a 15 minute video which then provides a certificate to the club every three years. If you have not yet completed the training and short knowledge test, please follow the link provided below and then submit your certificate to vpteams@silverlakesoccerclub.com.

Coaches Certification Link

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Pamphlet

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Step 4: ID Verification

All volunteers are now required to have their identifiecation verified by a staff member of Silver Lake Soccer Club. Recently, there have been an increasing number of stories in the news about volunteers who enter incorrect identification information when filling out a background check application to avoid being detected as someone who would not be eligible to work with children. Verifying identification provides confidence to all families participating with Silver Lake Soccer Club that its volunteers match the identification information submitted for background checks.

Volunteer ID only needs to be verified once--registrations for subsequent seasons should not need verification as long as the same member account is used.

The easiest method of completing this step is to attend the coaches meetings that start off each season. If you are not able to attend those meetings, special arrangements will need to be made to meet with you and verify your identification.