Coaches requirements

  1. All coaches, both paid and volunteer, must complete the required coach’s certificates listed below prior to working with student-athletes.
  1. All coaches must be certified in CPR/AED by either the American Red Cross or American Heart Association with a hands-on component
    1. CPR/AED certifications are valid for 2 years and must be renewed prior to the expiration date.
  1. All coaches must complete the 4 required NFHS Courses.  These certificates must be renewed annually.
    1. Concussion in Sports
    2. Heat Illness Prevention
    3. Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    4. Protecting Student Athletes From Abuse
  1. All competitive cheer coaches must take the Cheer and Dance Safety Certification Course found on the NFHSLearn website.
    1. Certification is valid for 4 years.


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