Background Check


All coaches and assistant coaches are required to go through a background check process with USClub Soccer. It is an online process that takes just a couple of minutes, we cannot do this for you - it must be individual.
You are reimbursed for the cost, please send confirmation to receive refund.
3 step process:
• Complete number 1. on US Club Soccer Staff Registration Page - Sideline doc. Use bulk code supplied
• Complete number 2. Background Check with US Soccer $18 registration fee.
Print out receipt and email for refund to
Click here to begin.
If you have any questions please contact your Age Group Coordinator or Registrar, Kristen Geller.

Phone: 415.459-4410
Background Check

Coach Development

Kindergarten and 1st Grade (Academy) program receives professional training and oversight at every practice and game.

Positive Coaching Alliance workshops for all volunteer coaches.


Kinder through High School Age Groups

To make sure our players and coaches have the best soccer experience possible Our club has chosen to follow the United States Soccer Federation's recommendations on player development guidelines as set forth in the publication Best Practices for Coaching Soccer in the United States. This philosophy was created for clubs like ours and provides a clear soccer roadmap for age-appropriate skill development with a focus on allowing kids to learn by playing the game, minimizing Lines, Laps and Lectures and making sure to have fun.

The introduction from Best Practices for Coaching Soccer in the United States must be read by each of our coaches before the first team practice each year they coach. It serves as a great reminder that The Game Is The Best Teacher and puts forth the coaching principals we want you to use with your teams from U6-U19.

Also please explore the other materials we have posted on this page for your benefit. The materials here represent what Our Club believes are relevant useful tools for Coaches of all ages.


volunteer needed

Coaches, assistants and partners - join us for an end of season Round Robin Games at Street Soccer, Vivian Way in San Rafael. (parking lot of bowling alley)

And celebrate with pizza and food provided by the Club.

RSVP to Morgan Fones -

  • Hotline: 415-454-4566

    San Rafael Field Conditions


    Davidson = closed
    Glenwood = closed
    Pickleweed = closed
    San Rafael HS = closed
    Venetia Valley = closed

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    MISA Fields are on the MISA website for all 9 clubs.