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Recreational Coaching

Every Coach working with kids must pass the mandatory training, Background Check, and be confirmed by Ohio North. It is the Head Coaches Responsibility to confirm with the league if someone is not listed as an Assistant Coach in Affinity.

JKYSC Recreational coaches are largely parents or other volunteers. We are always in need of coaches who have experience with the game, and optionally some experience coaching. By default JKYSC always places coaches with their children. If you have multiple children please e-mail the registrar with which child you prefer to coach, or multiple teams if possible.

A large percentage of our recreational coaches are simply parents like you who volunteer. We are attempting to work on better training and onboarding for new coaches, but please don’t hesitate to ask questions on Facebook   or at info@jkysc.com

Getting Started with Recreational Coaching

1. Register as a Coach

You need to register in Demosphere as a Team Staff / Volunteer, you should be able to use the same login you currently use to register your child. Select the correct program . JKYSC Always assigns coaches to their kids, though sometimes we ask you to coach a different child based on need and availability. Select Head Coach or Assistant Coach as willing, we will always ask before upgrading an Assistant to a Head coach.

When registration opens in future seasons, you’ll need to re-register as a coach to confirm your availability to coach each season.

2. Risk Requirements – training and background check

After you register as a coach you will receive an e-mail with the subject 

[Ohio Soccer Association] IMPORTANT Action Item: Risk Management Approval Pending

This Email will direct you to osa.demosphere-secure.com where you can check your Risk Management Status and login into the Player’s Health Training site to complete the required courses/background check.  Please keep in mind it uses the same Demosphere login used to sign up for the Fall Season.

Please do the following to complete your risk requirements, Safe Sport, Concussion and Lindsay Law.  If you did your screening last season and it is wanting you to complete it again, stop and contact Bernie Telmanik, btelmanik@ohio-soccer.org.   Background checks are biannual, see the chart below:

This year’s case sensitive code for your REC coaches/volunteers is: OSAREC2122JKYSC

ANNUAL REQUIREMENTS: SAFESPORT TRAINING & LINDSAY’S LAW
Completion DateValid Through
June 15, 2021 – May 31, 2022July 31, 2022
June 15, 2022 – May 31, 2023July 31, 2023
BIENNIAL REQUIREMENTS: BACKGROUND CHECKS & CONCUSSION TRAINING
Completion DateValid Through
June 15, 2021 – May 31, 2022July 31, 2023
June 15, 2022 – May 31, 2023July 31, 2024
  1. Use your email associated with your Demosphere account
  2. Click HERE to login
  3. Click on the Risk Mgmt tab (see below screenshot)
  4. Click on the ‘Player’s Health Sign In’
  5. Follow the steps to complete you risk requirements

Safe Soccer (Risk) Requirements
OSA has created resources to make it simple to understand OSA’s risk requirements for your league, staff, coaches, parents, and athletes, etc., and breaks it down into four ‘pillars’ that we term ‘Safe Soccer’.  T

OSA Support

We are here to assist you and your coaches/volunteers complete their risk requirements.  If you or any of your participants have questions regarding their risk requirements and/or dates, please contact us directly. 

Bernie Telmanik btelmanik@ohio-soccer.org

Player’s Health Support

If you have any other questions, issues, or require help with a Player’s Health account, please reach out to Player’s Health by completing an online ticket HERE or call 612-345-9683. 

Customer Support hours are 9 am-10 pm EST weekdays and 10 am-7pm EST on weekends.