Columbus Soccer Club volunteers are required to complete the following training before the season begins. These can all be accessed through your Affinity account as well as through the below links. Upon completion, save certificates as they will need to be uploaded to your affinity site for final approval.
Background checks are required once a seasonal year. To access you will use your Affinity credentials. If you can’t remember your login please use the forgot password link to retrieve. Directions, FAQ’s and the NSSA risk management policy can all be found on the NSSA background check website.
The SafeSport training is required once a seasonal year. If this is your first-time completing SafeSport you will be required to take the initial training. Instructions and FAQ can be found on our website.
The SafeSport access code to complete the required training is: YC3E-6P5G-YYIL-CS2M
REFRESHER – If you are a returning coach who has previously completed the 3-course SafeSport Training you will complete the refresher training.
Once training is complete, follow the instructions listed below to upload your certificates into your Affinity account.
>Login to your Affinity account
>>Click on the CERTIFICATES tab
>>>Click the SafeSport Training image and choose file to upload.
This training will assist you to understand a concussion and the potential consequences of this injury, and to recognize concussion signs and symptoms and how to respond. Concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury and should be taken seriously.
Coaches Fact Sheet
Brain Injury Resources
After all of your requirements are complete, we will approve your team for play. You will be issued a state certified roster and player passes/digital passes. Both the roster and passes are required at check-in at all games.