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MYSA Background Checks

Background Check: Adults

Member Club Officials, Coaches, Team Managers and Administrators

The Minnesota Youth Soccer Association requires that background checks be conducted on its adult participants once per soccer year (Sept. 1 – Aug. 31). If you are a Minnesota Youth Soccer member club official, coach, team manager or administrator, and an adult, you: 1) are required to complete the Minnesota Youth Soccer online background check process and 2) must meet the background check requirements (instructions below). If you have any questions, please contact Cam Stoltz, MYSA League Commissioner, at camstoltz@mnyouthsoccer.org.

  1. Go to www.mcdowellagency.com and click on the “Client Log-in” tab found at the top right.
  2. Enter the user id and password provided by your club Registrar (you must use all CAPS) and click on “Login.”
  3. Click on the “Request” tab found at the top of the webpage.
  4. Select a Package: Only select the “Annual MYSA Re-Check” package if you have already submitted a background check for the SAME soccer club WITHIN the last year. Otherwise, select the “MYSA Volunteer Package.”
  5. Type full name into the “Electronic Signature” box and mark the box next to “My name entered above signifies my Electronic Signature and click on “Continue” to proceed.
  6. The following information is required* to complete the background check: last name, first name, current address, city, state, zip code, date of birth, social security number and gender; then click on “Continue” to proceed.
  7. Under Additional Information type in the following information required for MYSA registration purposes (all mandatory fields are marked with an asterisk), volunteer primary phone and volunteer primary email (you will enter this twice).  
  8. Court Searches (state and county), Social Security Trace, National Sex Offender Database and USA Criminal Index are prefilled. Click on “Agree and Submit Order.”
  9. Print a copy of your receipt. This is your responsibility to prove you have completed the background check process.
  10. For a copy of your background check report contact The McDowell Agency, Inc.

The McDowell Agency, Inc.
1108 North Snelling Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
651-644-3880
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