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Coaches Mandatory Training

Concussion Training

It is mandatory for all coaches to take the free concussion training course online or the one offered by the county.

All managers and coaches are now required by Hillsborough County to be certified in handling concussions and CPR.  There’s no charge, but you must complete one of the courses.

NFHS - http://nfhslearn.com/courses/61064/concussion-in-sports

CDC - http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html

NAYS - http://www.nays.org/nyscaonline/preview/concussion-training.cfm


Coaching Certifications

All managers and coaches need to certified in coaching training.  Hillsborough County offers certification classes at the All People’s Life Center. Click on the link to the county website above. You may want to call ahead of time to confirm. These classes are free to attend and your certification is valid for two years.

CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF AVAILABLE CLASSES THROUGH HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

For your convenience, you can also get your certification online through the National Alliance for Youth Sports. There is an initial fee of $25.00 and it is valid for one year. Click here for more details. http://www.nays.org/nyscaonline/

*** The coaching certification classes are not reimbursable by Town and Country Baseball because the county does offer free classes.


Background Checks

https://opportunities.averity.com/Application.aspx?oid=16514

All local Leagues are now required to conduct background checks on Managers, Coaches, Board of Directors members and any other persons, volunteers or hired workers, who provide regular service to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with, players or teams. There is a $13.00 fee that the coach will need to pay.