Southside Soccer Club / Tigard Youth Soccer

Coaches Background Check Information

The success of the outdoor program depends on our volunteer coaches; therefore, we appreciate all the work that you do!  Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions, concerns or need any help along the way.  In order to volunteer as a coach, it is manditory that you complete a background check. Therefore, please complete this process as soon as possible.

To volunteer as a coach: Select the ’volunteer as a coach’ option, when registering your player. Complete the background check.

To complete the background check (mandatory to be able to be cleared as a coach):

  1. Go to http://oysa-backgroundcheck.sportsaffinity.com
  2. Click on the HERE link
  3. Enter the username and password and click Login or create a new account.  The coaches who have previously been registered in Affinity and parents of children registered will already have an account. Everyone else will need to create a new account. Anyone in doubt can contact our office.

 The following steps are for those who are creating a new account:

  1. Click the Create New Account button
  2. Fill in the information. Every field marked with a red asterisk is required. Fields with a double asterisk (phone numbers) just need one of the fields completed. Please use your legal first and last name – no nicknames or using a middle name for the first name. Make sure you keep track of your username and password so you can use it access your account or to register again next year.
  3. Click Save and Continue

The following steps are the same whether you created a new account or are logging into an existing account. When you are returning, you jump from step 3 to step 7.

  1. On the next page click Continue – DO NOT try to add players or other adults now
  2. Click Register as Coach/Admin on the line by your name
  3. Select a play level from the dropdown list
  4. Fill in missing information. You will not be able to change your name, date of birth, or email address but you can correct other information you entered when the account was created.
  5. You MUST SELECT YOUR CLUB from the first dropdown in the Club Information section. Clubs are listed alphabetically.
  6. Click Save & Next Page
  7. Review and agree to the ELAs
  8. Click Agree and Continue
  9. Click No Payment Due [the club will be billed for adult registration]
  10. Click Logout and Back to My Account Login

The background check runs at the completion of Step 14.