1. Up-to-date clearances are required for both PA West and US Club registration.
  2. Coaches need to apply for three separate clearnace documents.
  3. Once all three have been received from the issuing agency, the documents must be scanned and uploaded to the following sites:
    1. PA West (Affinity Sports) site
    2. US Club . 

To obtain the three clearances, please follow the clearance process linked below.  This has been taken from the PA West Risk Managment page:


Volunteers must provide the following:

  1.   State Police Criminal Record Check
  2.   PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  3.   if PA resident for at least the past 10 years…a complete and notarized Volunteer affidavit
  4.   if PA resident for less than the past 10 years…FBI Criminal Background Check

Individuals who are paid to oversee the children and have direct contact with children must provide the following:

  1. State Police Criminal Record Check
  2.  PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  3.  FBI Criminal Background Check


Note:  If you have completed these checks for your employment elsewhere, you may use your clearances for this process.  This applies only to clearances obtained for paid employment.  Clerances obtained to volunteer are not able to be accepted for individuals who will be paid by Century.


How To Obtain Your Background Checks
PA State Police Report:
PA State Police Criminal Record Checks cost approximately 8.00 and can be obtained online by visiting the State Police web site - Click Here.
Child Abuse History Report:
PA Child Abuse History Clearances may be made online - Click Here  The cost is approximately 8.00.

FBI Criminal Background Check:
To request an FBI Fingerprint Clearance: Click Here   This link will take you to the page managed by Identogo for the Commonwealth of PA to help individuals attain an FBI clearance.  Attached at this link is a PDF with instructions and the Service Code you'll need to schedule an appointment for your digital fingerprinting.  The approximate cost will be 21.35.  

Volunteer Qualification Affidavit (PDF): Click Here