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Becoming A Coach

Becoming a coach, head or assistant, can be one of the most rewarding opportunities in sports. To become a coach, there are a few things you must do in order to become registered.

1. Speak with your Athletic Director about your intentions to become a coach. Register on this website, select volunteer and then select coach.

2. Attend the CYO Coaches Development Program. Upcoming dates are below.

3. Read and acknowledge the Diocese of Cleveland, “Policy for the Safety of Children in Matters of Sexual Abuse.” Policy of Safety of Children

4. Read and acknowledge the Diocese of Cleveland, “Standards of Conduct for Ministry” Standards of Conduct

5. Completed a volunteer application. Obtain a copy of the application from your Volunteer Coordinator or member Athletic Director.

Attended an approved abuse prevention/Virtus program. To register, click here Virtus

7. Complete a fingerprint based background check.

Complete a Concussion Awareness Program. For more information click here Concussion Information.

Once a coach completes the CDP, he/she will be issues a coaching lanyard.  Once a coach completes all of the Diocesan requirements, the member’s volunteer coordinator will issue the coaching credential.

For More Information Click Here


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Incarnate Word Academy Athletic Association

6620 Pearl Rd 
Parma Hts, Ohio 44130

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