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What is needed to become a Pop Warner Football Coach?

**Please note that
Associations Select Their Own Coaches. You must process all paperwork through your association. 

New Coaches

(Coaches that DID NOT have a Pop Warner badge or any other sports badge with the City of Jacksonville in the last 12 months)

1. Background Authorization for City of Jacksonville Background (Completed Only At Our Live, in person, Clinics) (See the Calendar for Clinic Dates)

Directly after the live, in person, coaches clinic has completed, that day. You will get in line to have your new coach background completed by the City Of Jacksonville. You will be given a Background Authorization Form to fill out and have a PHOTO taken (Please make sure you know what association you are coaching at, the age group and what your team name will be. You will need that information when having your photo taken)

2. Pop Warner Volunteer Application -  (On Forms Page)

3. Pop Warner Coaches Clinic (Must be Live, attended in person, Clinic for New Coach) You must register and pay for this class by going to the home page and registering for the Coaches Clinic.Register for the Football Coaches Clinic.

Special note for 2020The Live Clinic requirement is suspended for this year only.  This means that all coaches(new coaches and those who are re-certifying) will be eligible to take the clinic online.  Due to technical and logistical issues with the online course, all coaches will (this year only) receive a 3 year certification if they take the course before August 1st.  After that date, only the Make-up course will be available and, as in the past, it will provide certification for this season only.  The online courses are scheduled to be available on June 1. 

Tiny Mite Coaches are required to take another class after the basic football coach’s clinic.The course is available on the Southeast region website.

5. USA Football Heads up Training
You must receive a promo code from your association before taking this class.
This is an online class required by everyone, every year.

When completing this online course you will receive a certificate. That certificate is required to be turned in to your association background/volunteer coordinator.

6. Copy of Driver’s License
All coaches are required to provide a copy of their driver’s license to their association.

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Returning Coaches

(Coaches that DID have a Pop Warner badge in 2019)

1. Pop Warner Volunteer Application (On Forms Page)

2. City of Jacksonville Continuous Service Form (On Forms Page)

3. Pop Warner Coaches Clinic:
Returning coaches are required to renew this certification every three years. If you last went in 2017 or previous years then you need renew in 2020. 
You must register and pay for this class by going to the home page and registering for the coaches clinic.

Special note for 2020:  The Live Clinic requirement is suspended for this year only.  This means that all coaches(new coaches and those who are re-certifying) will be eligible to take the clinic online.  Due to technical and logistical issues with the online course, all coaches will (this year only) receive a 3 year certification if they take the course before August 1st.  After that date, only the Make-up course will be available and, as in the past, it will provide certification for this season only.  The online courses are scheduled to be available on June 1. 

Tiny Mite Coaches are required to take another class after the basic football coach’s clinic.The course is available on the Southeast region website.

ONLY RETURNING COACHES - Can take and pay for the renewal certification online if you choose. The online cert will be in place of going to the class in person. To renew your Pop Warner Coaches Clinic online you will go to 
Southeastpopwarner.com Then click on the training link. 
Southeast Region Online Football Coaches Clinic
You or your association are responsible to pay the fee for this class. 

4. USA Football Heads up Training
You must receive a promo code from your association before taking this class.
This is an online class required by everyone, every year.
When completing this online course you will receive a certificate. That certificate is required to be turned in to your association background/volunteer coordinator.

5. Copy of Driver’s License
All coaches are required to provide a copy of their driver’s license to their association.


Contact

GREATER JACKSONVILLE POP WARNER FOOTBALL CONFERENCE
731 Duval Station Road, Suite 107-407
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Phone: 904-580-4579
Email: [email protected]

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