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Competitive Team Coaches

The Santa Cruz City YSC competitive teams play in the California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA) District 2 league (CCSL) and in tournaments throughout northern California.  As of 2013, CYSA Cal North requires all coaches in their league to hold a minimum of a US Soccer National E license.  The club sponsors coaching courses for the National E license (and the prerequisite National F license, also offered online by US Soccer).

Please contact the competitive team coordinator if you are interested.

Each year all comp team coaches must complete a live scan using the CalNorth Soccer Live Scan Form.

Depot Park permits

These permits should be on hand whenever your team is making use of Depot Park:

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Coaching Education and Resources

Recreational Team Coaches

To volunteer as a coach or assistant coach of a recreational league team check the volunteer box on your child's registration form, or contact the Recreational Coach Coordinator.

Each year all SCCYSC Coaches and Assistant Coaches must complete the Cal North Risk Management Registration Risk Assessment. Please read the 2016 Livescan Fingerprinting and Risk Assessment Instructions.  New Coaches are required to print out the Livescan form and bring it with a picture ID to Santa Cruz Livescan.   Note: if you were fingerprinted by our league in 2014 or 2015, you only need to log in and complete the Risk Assessment Form.

Santa Cruz City YSC offers coaching clinics for all new and returning coaches during the Fall season. 

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