Staff Registration


  • Who is required to complete US Club Soccer staff registration? In short, anyone who will have regular contact with or authority over Youth Participants. Visit the Who Must Register web page or US Club Soccer’s Policy Manual for details.
  • For individuals registering within the remainder of the 2020-21 registration year (ending July 31, 2021) in SportsEngine, please visit this web page.


For the 2021-22 registration year (July 1, 2021 – July 31, 2022), one is registered with US Club Soccer when the following requirements are completed and current:

Requirement:To be completed by:Timeframe/Notes:

Purchase of US Club Soccer staff registration / membership

Club / member org registrar

2020-22  or 2021-23 registration / membership is needed.

Background screening

Person being registeredCompleted and passed on or after June 1, 2020.
SafeSport trainingPerson being registered

Completed on or after June 1, 2021.

Disqualification review

Person being registered & US Club SoccerSelf-certification by person being registered (once), then verified  internally by US Club Soccer.


Once the org admin/club registrar adds a person to GotSport with a role of Coach or Manager (catch-all for anyone who is not a coach) and affiliation of US Club, the applicable requirements will be available via the dashboard of that person being registered. Also, a GotSport account will be created for that person if one does not already exist.

To access your dashboard and requirements, please be sure you log into your GotSport account using the same email address used by your org admin/club registrar. (Help article: How to log in)


  • Levels: Competitive, Super Rec, or Rec
  • Instructions: Available via Org Admin/Club Registrar Help Article Table of Contents
  • Notes: Individuals with a 2020-22 staff registration purchased in SportsEngine need to be added  or synced into GotSport for the 2021-22 registration year.


A new background screening application and process launched on June 1 for the 2021-22 registration year.

  • Instructions to complete background screening
  • Cost:  $18 per application.
  • For org adminsInstructions to pre-pay background screening for some or all of your staff members
  • Prepaid codes from SportsEngine: For member orgs active with US Club Soccer who have unused prepaid codes from SportsEngine after July 31, 2021, we anticipate transferring the remaining balance into your org’s GotSport account for use with future US Club Soccer background screenings. More information on the logistics and timing of this process will be provided after the 2020-21 registration year concludes. Please contact with questions.
  • JDP is US Club Soccer’s background screening provider as of the 2021-22 registration year. You may be contacted by JDP if further information is needed.


To be eligible for the 2021-22 registration year, SafeSport training must be completed on or after June 1, 2021. 



This process is completed internally by US Club Soccer administrators and entails checking the person being registered against the various disqualification and suspension lists. In GotSport, the person being registered must submit a brief self-certification form to initiate this process.