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As a volunteer, we need your assistance in creating a safe environment for all involved.

The compliance requirements outlined below are required by either State or Federal  law to be completed prior to volunteer participation.  Without completion SnVYSA cannot allow you to participate. 

All volunteers 18 years and older are required to complete the below certifications and RMA/background check on an annual basis.

  • All trainings certifications will be completed in the US Soccer Learning Center
  • You must complete the trainings certifications, before submitting your RMA/background check in Affinity.  
  • All  background checks will be completed through US Soccer Connect (aka: Affinity). 
  • Integration between US Soccer Connect(Affinity) and the US Soccer Learning Center (LC) requires an exact match of Legal First and Last Name, Date of Birth and Email address for the two(2) systems to sync and the training certificates to upload to your Affinity profile.
  • New Coaches: You must create an account profile in the US Soccer Learning Center.  You will be required to verify your email address after you create a profile – If you do not verify you email address, you will be locked out.
  • Returning Coaches: Login to your account in US Soccer Learning Center. You should already have an account from last season. If you do not remember your username or password, contact US Soccer Learning Center Support at
    • You can complete SafeSport refresher and Intro to safe and healthy playing environment course 60 days prior to the expiration date.

All Volunteers 18 and older MUST complete ALL steps below annually

Step 1. Complete SafeSport Certification 

Login to US Soccer Learning Center HERE.  Go to Courses-Safesport.

Step 2.  Complete Introduction To Safe And Healthy Playing Environment Certification

Login to  US Soccer Learning Center HERE.  Go to Courses-Intro To Safe and Healthy Playing Envrionments

This will cover concussion training and sudden cardiac arrest training.

Step 3.  US Soccer Learning Center syncs your Safesport and Intro to safe and healthy playing environment completion to US Soccer Connect/Affinity

This step will be done by US Soccer Learning Center within 24 hours of completion.

Step 4: Complete Background Check/RMA. 

Login to Affinity/US Soccer Connect HERE(opens 4/1/2023 for the 2023-2024 season.)

  • Click on Register
  • Season: Fall 2023-2024
  • Club: SnVYSA Recreational

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ: Your Legal First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth, and email address must match what you entered in the US Soccer Learning Center for your certificates to sync. 

Technical Support Contacts

US Soccer Learning Center Technical Support:

For any technical issues in the LC email:

US Soccer Connect(Affinity) Technical Support:

If you have any issues during the RMA process in Affinity and need further assistance please call:

Office Phone:888.213.3999 or 800.808.7195

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM PST Saturday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST Sunday: Closed * Hours subject to change