GEYA is a Chester County, PA youth recreational soccer league located in the Glenmoore & Eagle PA areas. We offer Spring and Fall Soccer for youths K-12 and a HIGH 5 Soccer Program for children with special needs.

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Background Checks for HIGH 5 Buddies over 18

Below is a list of things that need to be completed for buddies who are over 18. Please make sure you complete the required background checks and submit them to Coach Jenn at  .

Information about the new PA clearance requirements can be found here: http://www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov/.

 

Steps 2-4 can be done in parallel – there is no need to wait for one of the clearances before requesting another. 

  1. Register as a Buddy over 18 (each season)
    1. If you don't already have a GEYA account, create a new account. If you have played or coached GEYA Soccer, Baseball or HIGH 5 Soccer, use your current GEYA account. 
    2. Go to the registration portal here: https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Default.asp?n=&org=WWM.GEYASOCCER.ORG
    3. Scroll all the way to the bottom where it says HIGH 5 Soccer Adult Buddy Registration.
    4. Complete the registration.
       
  2. Obtain PA Child Abuse clearance* (once every 60 months [5 years])
    1. Go to the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Portal here: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
    2. If necessary, create a new account.
    3. Log in and submit your information. 
    4. It can take up to 2 weeks for this clearance to be processed.
       
  3. Obtain PA Criminal History clearance* (once every 60 months [5 years])
    1. Go to the Pennsylvania State Police PATCH portal here: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
    2. If necessary, create a new account.
    3. Log in and submit your information. 
    4. It can take up to 3 weeks for this clearance to be processed.
       
  4. If you have not been a resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years, obtain the FBI Clearance* (once every 60 months [5 years])
    1. Go to the PA Department of Human Services FBI Clearance portal here: www.pa.cogentid.com
    2. Register for fingerprinting. At the dropdown "Reason Fingerprinted," select "23PACSA6344.2 DHS VOLUNTEER."
    3. There is a fee for fingerprinting ($25.75). Use the DHS (Department of Human Services) option.
    4. Choose a fingerprinting site.
    5. When you go to the fingerprinting site, be sure you take the required valid and unexpired identification with you. 
    6. It can take 4-6 weeks to receive this clearance.
       
  5. Scan/copy and submit the 2 or 3 clearances above to HIGH 5 Soccer

Email to Coach Jenn at  .

*If you have obtained these clearances for other reasons within the last 60 months (5 years), such as volunteering at school, for scouts or as part of an employment application, you can use those same clearances for GEYA. Scan and email to Coach Jenn at  .