Information for Coaches and Prospective Coaches

Last Updated: 6/23/2020 3:02 PM

 

The information below is provided for the District's current and prospective athletics coaches. 

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Athletics Office.

 

Please note that all of the documents (clearances and training certificates) listed below should be submitted by email to the Athletics Office.

 

 

CLEARANCES

All coaches must provide the following three (3) clearances before the coach can be considered for approval:

1) Act 34 / State Police Criminal History clearance

2) Act 151 / ChildLine Child Abuse clearance

3) Act 114 / fingerprinting clearance

All clearances for new coaches must be less than 12 months old

Clearances expire five (5) years from the date of issuance

Coaches are required to update any clearance(s) that will expire prior to June 30 of the next school year in order to be reappointed for that school year

http://www.freeport.k12.pa.us/Content2/clearances

 

 

ACT 126 / MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING

Act 126 Mandated Reporter training certification must be less than 5 years old for all coaches

http://www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu/

 

 

SCHOOL PERSONNEL HEALTH RECORDS / TUBERCULOSIS (TB) TESTING

All new paid coaches are required to provide a completed School Personnel Health Record for a physical performed in the prior 12 months, with immunization history and TB test results from a TB test administered in the prior 3 months

All new volunteer coaches are quired to provide TB test resutls from a TB test administered in the prior 3 months

https://bit.ly/2zVLeq0_FASD_SPHR

 

 

CONCUSSION COURSES

Concussion training must be updated annually

Coaches may choose any one of the three training sites listed below

http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/online_training.html

http://concussionwise.com/Pennsylvania

http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=38000

 

 

CARDIAC COURSES

Concussion training must be updated annually

https://nfhslearn.com/courses/61032

 

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF COACHING

Fundamentals of Coaching Training is required for all new coaches

https://nfhslearn.com/courses/61113/fundamentals-of-coaching

 

 

FIRST AID, HEALTH & SAFETY

First Aid, Health & Safety Training is required for all new coaches

https://nfhslearn.com/courses/26/first-aid-health-and-safety