Travel Coach resource: Stipends procedures, step by step.
Summary for independent contractors to be paid by USA of Indiana
1. All: complete criminal background check. Ask Administrator for a link to be sent to you via GotSoccer.
2. Supply Club with W-9 form each calendar year prior to first check AND send a revised W-9 with each address change throughout the year. USA of Indiana W-9 & Stipend Designation form Check may not be written without a current W-9 which does not need to be signed. There is a W-9 as a part of the Coach Agreement.
3. Travel Coaches: agree to and sign and supply Club with most current USA of Indiana Travel Coach Agreement Form Check may not be written without a signed agreement.
4. Travel Coaches: supply your highest license certificate and have license achieved posted on Club website. Highest License Excel
5. If no license, please take both the USSF Introduction course (20 minutes) and the USSF 4v4, 7v7 & 9v9 online courses and send copy of certificates to President or DOC. The online courses are $25 here.
6. Travel Coaches: take CDC concussion course online and submit license to USAI.
7. Travel Coaches: take USC Anti-Bullying/LBGT and Heading courses online, report same to Club, have each achieved posted on website on highest license excel.
8. All Coaches, Managers, Board, Administrators: take Safe Sport training online. Sign onto your personal GotSoccer Account that you used to authorize the background check and take the CDC course. Select "Courses" and take the Safe Sport training. THIS IS A LONG COURSE so please allow an hour. A coach or manager needs to open their personal Gotsoccer account and click on the LEARNING CENTER link. Then Click on the COURSES tab. Then take the SAFESPORT CERTIFICATION course. NOTE: when they take the course, they need to copy the CODE NUMBER that appears on the link itself to take the course for free. AND - they MUST - ABSOLUTELY MUST - use the exact same name and email address they have in their Gotsoccer account.
9. Head Coaches: present individual player evaluations to the team on a timely basis. There is a portion of the coaching stipend that is paid for player evaluations. Deadline for Fall teams is November 30th. Deadline for Spring teams is April 30th
General guidelines on travel coach stipends
- All USA of Indiana compensation is paid in arrears.
- Travel Coach stipends check are dated on or near 4/15 and 6/15 for spring; 9/15 and 11/15 for fall.
- The Spring stipend period is 10/15-7/31 including October Team Formations, fall training, fall games.
- The Fall stipend period is 6/1-12/31 including June Team Formations.
Each person, independent contractor, or company earning more than $599. in calendar year from United Soccer Alliance of Indiana - Pike Youth Soccer Club, Inc., MUST file with USA of Indiana bookkeeper a calendar year IRS W-9 prior to the first check being issued. It only takes a minute (name, address, SSN/Company ID) and may be completed on your device and emailed. No need to print, scan, etc. Posted on the forms page: USA of Indiana W-9 & Stipend Designation form
Coaching Contract is posted on the Resources>Form page here.
Concussion Quiz information posted here
Anti-Bully/LBGT course and Header course information is posted on Resources>Coaching Resources tab. Page is posted here.