Coaching Certification


CPR/AED Training - recommended to take through the District

Class is scheduled for Monday October 21, 2019 and will be held  in room 807 at Liverpool High School from 4pm-6:30pm.   Please arrive 10 minutes early so the class can start on time. The class is limited and is on a first come first serve basis.

Contact Todd Aemmer by e-mail  or by calling Liverpool High School at 315-453-1500 ext. 4203.

First Aid - recommended to take through the District

Class is scheduled for Wednesday October 23, 2019 and will be held in room 807 at Liverpool High School from 4pm-9pm.  Please arrive 10 minutes early so the class can start on time. The class is limited and is on a first come first serve basis. Any coach that needs the initial First Aid course will have to meet for a second day of class which will be determined as a group (12 hours of instruction).

Contact Todd Aemmer by e-mail  or by calling Liverpool High School at 315-453-1500 ext. 4203.

Coaching Courses

If you are choosing the original coaching pathway by taking the Philosophy, Principles & Organization of Athletics, Health Sciences Related to Coaching and Theory and Techniques of Coaching (sport specific) courses: 

Before start of 3rd year coaching - need to complete the Philosophy, Principles & Organization of Athletics course.

Before start of 5th year coaching - need to complete the Health Sciences Related to Coaching course AND the Theory and Techniques of Coaching (sport specific) course.

Contact Ari Liberman by e-mail or by calling at 315-453-1500 ext. 4087  for information on which institutions still offer the courses.

If you are choosing to pursue the NFHS Pathway to complete the 3 NYS required coaching courses:   

Before start of 3rd year coaching - need to complete the NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach Certificate (AIC-Level 1)

Before start of 5th year coaching - need to complete the NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach Certificate (CIC-Level 2) and a 30 hour coaching internship.

Contact Ari Liberman by e-mailor by calling at 315-453-1500 ext. 4087  for information on which institutions still offer the courses.

Visit the National Federation of State High School Associations Web site for additional details.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS

  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Valid CPR Certificate
  • Valid Concussion Workshop Certificate   
    Link to the CDC's Online Workshop 

  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Training

 

NYS CERTIFIED TEACHERS (OTHER THAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION)

  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Valid CPR Certificate
  • Valid Concussion Workshop Certificate  
    Link to the CDC's Online Workshop 
  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Training

Within 2 years of initial appointment:

  • Philosophy, Principles & Organization of Athletics Course or complete the NFHS AIC-Level 1 certificate

Within 5 years of initial appointment:

  • Health Sciences Applied to Coaching Course
  • Theory & Techniques of Coaching (sport specific)

OR complete the NFHS CIC-Level 2 certificate

NON-CERTIFIED NYS TEACHERS

*Only if there are no certified teachers available with experience and qualifications to coach.

Temporary Coaching License: (expires in 1 year)

  • Create a TEACH Account.  Click on Login to TEACH (TEACH Online Services) to create a TEACH Account.  The Regional Certification Office is OCM BOCES.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Valid CPR Certificate
  • Valid DASA Certificate
  • Valid Concussion Workshop Certificate   
    Link to the CDC's Online Workshop 
  • Fingerprints.  Fingerprint Instructions - see "related files" below
  • Temporary Coaching License.  Application Directions - see "related files" below.  $ 50 fee per sport
  • Superintendent's Statement.  Completed by Liverpool Central School District Human Resources Office
  • Liverpool School District Employee Application.  Application - see "related files" below

1st Renewal Temporary Coaching License: (expires in 1 year)

  • All of the above
  • Online application.  Application Directions - see "related files" below.  $50 per sport
  • Enrollment in a Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics course
  • Superintendent's Statement.  Completed by Liverpool Central School District Human Resources Office

2nd-4th Renewal Temporary Coaching License (2nd): (expires in 1 year)

  • All of the above
  • Philosophy, Principles & Organization of Athletics course (or completion of NFHS AIC-Level 1 certificate)
  • Online application.  Application Directions - see "related files" below.  $50 per sport
  • Superintendent's Statement.  Completed by Liverpool Central School District Human Resources Office

2nd-4th Renewal Temporary Coaching License (3rd): (expires in 1 year)

  • All of the above
  • Online application.  Application Directions- see "related files" below.  $50 per sport
  • Superintendent's Statement.  Completed by Liverpool Central School District Human Resources Office

2nd-4th Renewal Temporary Coaching License (4th): (expires in 1 year)

  • All of the above
  • Health Sciences Applied to Coaching
  • Theory & Techniques of Coaching (sport specific) or instead of above 2 courses, completion of NFHS CIC-Level 2 certificate
  • Online application.  Application Directions- see "related files" below.  $50 per sport
  • Superintendent's Statement.  Completed by Liverpool Central School District Human Resources Office

Professional Coaching License: (expires in 3 years)

  • All of the above
  • Possess a minimum of 3 temporary coaching licenses
  • Online application.  Application Directions- see "related files" below.  $50 per sport
  • Superintendent's Statement.  Completed by Liverpool Central School District Human Resources Office

Renewal Professional Coaching License:

  • All of the above
  • Online application.  Application Directions- see "related files" below.  $50 per sport
  • Superintendent's Statement.  Completed by Liverpool Central School District Human Resources Office
  • Satisfactory evaluations by the Athletic Director for each year coached under a Professional Coaching License

NON-STRENUOUS/NON-CONTACT SPORTS

*Bowling, golf, archery, rifle, shuffleboard, table tennis

Must meet all requirements except Health Sciences Applied to Coaching and Theory & Techniques of Coaching

GRANDFATHER CLAUSE

A person employed as a coach in NYS, on or before September 1, 1974, and who does not meet the NYS coaching requirements may continue to coach any sport.

EXTENSIONS

An extension of up to 2 additional years to complete the Health Sciences Related to Coaching and Theory & Techniques of Coaching Courses may be obtained if there is sufficient reason given. Coaching Time Extension Application - see "related files" below.

Related Files
pdf Fingerprinting Instructions pdf 439 KB
pdf Coaching Requirements Information pdf 226 KB
pdf Coaching Time Extension Application pdf 100 KB