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What Do I Need To Do To Coach?

1) Apply for a background check using the link below (Must be done every other season). 

2) Complete and submit Concussion Certification. See 2021 Youth Certification PDF below (Must be done Annually). 

3) Coaching Certification through USA football (2 coaches per team)

Coaches can access the certification by following the steps below.

  • Click on "Get Certified"
  • Select Game Type
  • Type in promo code: MEYFLCOACH22
  • Click "Update Price"
  • Click "Sign Up For Course!"
  • Start Certification

The full Youth Coach Certification is currently a three-hour course, and will cover the topics below. The recertification will take 30-90 minutes, depending on what a coach completed last year.

  • Health and Safety
  • Abuse Prevention (every other year)
  • Foundations of Transformational Coaching
  • Foundations of Quality Coaching
  • Principles of Contact (for contact coaches only)

There is also a mandatory Certification Feedback module that all coaches will take to complete their certification.