Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information Sheet

Mandatory Coach Training

Coach Training and Certificate of Completion Every Three Years - every three years, each WA Youth Soccer coach and assistant coach must complete an online sudden cardiac arrest prevention program and submit a certificate showing completion of the program to the club/association. WIAA is still working on the training program for coaches; in the meantime, WIAA recommends the use of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NHFS) online training.

The training takes approximately 15 minutes and is available for free at


Sudden Cardiac Links
Posted Jul 17, 2015

Senate Bill 5083 – “Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Act” addresses the awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in youth athletes, with specific requirements for education and compliance by players, parents, coaches, and organizations such as youth soccer clubs or associations, that use school facilities in Washington State.