Competitive Team Official Certification Requirements

2018 WMSC Competitive Team Official Certification Requirements

Competitive Team Officials are required to meet standards set by Ontario Soccer and Waterloo United.  The following details the requirement for our Competitive Level Coaches.  For more information regarding coaching certification visit http://www.ontariosoccer.net/coach-courses.

U9 – U12 Coaches

WMSC Volunteer Application – Power Up  (for each season)

Vulnerable Sector Check (Valid for 2 years)

Learn To Train (In-person course)

Respect in Soccer (Online Course, valid for 5 years)

Making Ethical Decisions (Online or In-Class)

Making Headway In Soccer/sport (Online Course, valid for 5 years)

NOTE: The previous “Senior Community Certificate” (Child, Youth, and Senior) are no longer valid, as of January 1st, 2017.


U13 – U21 Coaches (District Level)

WMSC Volunteer Application – Power Up  (for each season)

Vulnerable Sector Check (Valid for 2 years)

Soccer For Life (In-person course)

Respect in Soccer (Online Course, valid for 5 years)

Making Ethical Decisions (Online or In-Class)

Making Headway In Soccer/sport (Online Course, valid for 5 years)

*U13-U14 Regional Head Coaches Only (in addition to above)

  1. Ontario Soccer C Licence (In-Person Course) **Coaches must present their Soccer for Life OR Learn to Train certificate in addition to their proof of Respect in Soccer, Make Ethical Decisions and Making Head Way – Soccer Concussion E-Learning Module
  2. MED Online Evaluation (Online Course)

NOTE: The previous “Senior Community Certificate” (Child, Youth, and Senior) are no longer valid, as of January 1st, 2017


U9 – U21 All Managers Carded Managers

WMSC Volunteer Application – Power Up  (for each season)

Respect in Soccer (Online Course, Valid for 5 years)

Vulnerable Sector Check (Valid for 2 years)

Making Ethical Decisions (Online or In-Class)


Certification Submission and Reimbursement

All documentation will be submitted, by email, to Reid Calder

All team officials will be reimbursed for completing updated certifications. Please complete a WMSC Expense Claim form and submit it along with copies of receipts to Reid Calder.