SureID Certified Edge™ military-grade
solution for identity and background screening will help keep our kids
and communities safer
HILLSBORO, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#GetCertified–SureID, Inc., the leading provider of high-assurance identity solutions,
is taking its military-trusted universal identity solution to the
coaching and volunteering community.
“The stark reality is, although the majority of coaches and volunteers
are wonderful and trustworthy people, it takes only one bad apple to
ruin reputations or even somebody’s life,” commented Steve Larson,
founder and CEO of SureID. “We are bringing our identity technology to
the millions of coaches and volunteers in the U.S., safeguarding
families, kids and vulnerable populations, because it’s the right thing
According to the U.S.
Department of Labor, 62 million volunteers and three million coaches
serve vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, people with
disabilities and underserved communities in the United States. Malicious
actors often go unchecked.
“The SureID Certified Edge solution for coaches and volunteers is
filling a void in the coaching community for the modern world,” said
Jason Sacks, National Director of Business Development at Positive
Coaching Alliance. “We are thrilled that SureID, Inc. can offer our
partners a solution specifically tailored to our needs to deliver a
positive and safe youth and high school sports experience for kids.”
The SureID Certified Edge solution offers identity proofing,
facilitation of recurring background screenings, and credentialing on a
subscription basis. The process consists of five steps:
Register: Coaches and volunteers can pre-register online, and
complete the process at a SureID Registration Station at select retail
locations across the United States. Personal information need only be
provided once and SureID keeps it secure.
Prove Identity: SureID combines its patented technology with
biometrics, biographics, and in-person identity proofing to deliver
its unique service.
Screen: Facilitated through the consumer, SureID integrates
certified background screenings based on key criteria and other
Credential: Upon approval, coaches and volunteers will receive
a tamper-resistant identity credential via mail.
Validate: Coaches and volunteers can have their SureID digital
identity authenticated via the SureID Certified mobile app available
for iOS or Android devices.
With a quick scan of the unique QR code printed on the identity
credential via the mobile app, the app will instantly confirm that the
coach or volunteer is active and will display the coach’s or volunteer’s
photo. Coaches and volunteers pay a one-time introductory rate of only
$19.95, with recurring services of $4.95 per month. To register, visit http://sure.id/signup.
The SureID Certified Edge solution has instituted rollouts of its new
SureID Registration Stations at select retail locations in seven markets
on the West Coast. Thousands of additional new stations soon will be
available at convenient locations across the country, creating the
nation’s largest identity certification network.
About SureID, Inc.
SureID, Inc. (www.SureID.com)
is the market leader in high-assurance identity solutions. The company
creates end-to-end trusted identity programs offering full credential
lifecycle management through the combination of registration, identity
proofing, background screening, credentialing and identity
authentication for government, private enterprise and individuals
including contractors, vendors and other authorized personnel. SureID,
Inc.’s RAPIDGate® program provides an enterprise-wide, single-credential
high-assurance identity for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and
Army and the critical infrastructure sector across the country. SureID
is the foremost issuer of PIV-I credentials. Founded in November 2001,
SureID is headquartered in Hillsboro, Ore., with offices in Minot, N.D.,
and Alexandria, Va.