Welcome to
Peters Township
Youth Cheerleading Association
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Are you interested in Coaching? 
Remember - No experience needed!  Just a fun and positive attitude!!

All coaches must apply each year and will be selected & assigned a squad as per the PTYCA Executive Board. 

Please click here to review Coaches Responsibilities

Please complete your coaches application

*Please e-mail completed forms to:

Mara Fisher at mfisher@thinkbrg.com

NEW COACHING POLICIES: PT Parks & Rec Department requires all coaches and assistant coaches in ANY rec program to obtain 1) PA State Police Criminal Record Check; 2) PA Child Abuse History Record Check; and 3) FBI Criminal Background Check OR the Volunteer Qualification Affidavit if you have lived in PA for more than 10 years.  Please visit www.peterstownship.com for all of the information.  These clearances are good for 3 years. 

For PTYCA, all of these forms must be received prior to your first day of coaching.  Please email them to info@ptyca.org

Below are instructors for how to obtain your background checks:
1) PA State Police Report:

PA State Police Criminal Record Checks cost approximately $10.00. There is no cost for this after July 25, 2015 and can be obtained online by visiting the State Police web site - Click Here.
2) Child Abuse History Report:
PA Child Abuse History Clearances may be made online - Click Here The cost is approximately $10.00. There is no cost for this after July 25, 2015.  Resuts may be immediate or can take 7-14 business days to complete.  If results are immediate you may need to log back into the system - retain your username and password for this.  The Clearance Hotline is 877-371-5422877-371-5422 FREE.  You can attempt to request that your request be expedited.

3) FBI Criminal Background Check (if you have lived in PA for less than 10 years): To request an FBI Fingerprint Clearance (approximate cost-$27.50):

1. This is a fingerprint based check for which you must first register with Cogent Systems, Click Here 

2. The applicable fee is $27.50. This may be paid online via credit card, at the time you register, or via money order or cashier’s check delivered at the fingerprintsite.

3. When registering,select “Register Online” under the “Registration” section to open the online registration form.

4. Do not check the box next to “Fingerprint Card User”. Select “Employment with a significant likelihood of regular contact with children “as the Reason Fingerprinted, and then complete all of the required Personal Information before clicking “Next.”

5. Enter your credit card and billing information and select “Pay”.

6. Print the confirmation page as you will need the confirmation or registration number when you go to get fingerprinted. The confirmation page will also serve as proof you have requested this clearance.

7. Visit one of the designated locationsto get fingerprinted. Fingerprint locations, their hours of operation, and a list of what you’ll need to take with you can be found under the “Print Site Locations” section of the Cogent website. https://www.pa.cogentid.com/ohio/DPW/DPW_map/DPW_Regions_Clickable.html

8. Results will be mailed to you, but could take as long as 4-6 weeks.

9. You will need to submit to PTYCA the original response or proof you have requested this clearance, including any additional pages mailed to you, on or before your first day coaching.

Volunteer Qualification Affidavit
(if you have lived in PA for more than 10 years): Click Here



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