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Coach and Volunteer Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications for Coaches and Volunteers

Beginning with the 2016 Fall season, TSYFL staying up with the changing times has enacted a more stringent qualification to coach or volunteer our youth in football and cheer.

We are now using "Trusted Coaches" to perform the background check, Safe Sport Certification, first aid, and USA Football Certification.

Each person age 18 or older wishing to coach or volunteer with a team or organization which has signed with TSYFL  will need to meet the minimum requirements.

  1.  All Coaches and Volunteers must consent to a background check, and be approved that they do not meet any of the "Disqualification Criteria".  Visit the Background Check criteria below.
  2. All non-Coaches and Volunteers must also certify with National Association of Youth Sports annually.  Visit the NAYS tab to the left for more information.

 All Coaches and Volunteers who are unsure of their "background" should first proceed with a background check prior to submitting for the NAYS certification. Please review the 'Disqualifications" below.

Note: Volunteers include: team moms, team managers, team assistants, photographers, videographers, first aid, and any person who will be around the minors who is a volunteer of the organization.

All Coaches, Volunteers must comply and have the above items on file in order to receive a TSYFL "Field Pass"


Coach/Volunteer Fees:

(Updated June 28, 2019)

Persons who are a Coach, Volunteer, Board Member etc. with an organization or team that is registered with Texas Select YFL must complete the following, and the fee for such.  (Background checks, USA Football, and Safe Sport Act of 2017 are Calendar year, rules certification is each season.)

COACHES - Background Check, USA Football Certification, Safe Sport Act of 2017 course/certification, First Aid - $25.00

VOLUNTEER/Non COACH - Background Check/Safe Sport Act/First Aid - $20.00

NAYS Certification (Volunteers/Board Members/Non Coaches) - $20.00

Rules Certification (Each Season & includes field pass cost) - $25.00

(any person who is to be issued a field pass must take the "Rules Certification" course online.)

New is the course for the Federal mandatory "Safe Sport Act of 2017".  All persons; be they volunteers or payed employees of a team, club, organization, association; be they a coach, team mom, board member, etc. must be certified. The Safe Sport Act certification is included in the fee for the background check. (the Safe Sport Act dictates that certification should be had prior to any interaction with minors). The background check, Safe Sport Act, USA Football Certification, and First aid are all administered via the "Trusted Coaches" website. All persons who have completed the cert/courses via Trusted Coaches will be listed as "Trusted Coaches" on the Trusted Coaches website and visible for all to ascertain who is a "Trusted Coach".


COACHES

Coaches, the cost to complete the Trusted Coaches program for the 2019 season will be $25 (credit card only).  This program includes the following courses:  

  • Nationwide Criminal Background Check
  • First-AId for Youth Coaches
  • USA Football’s Heads Up Football (HUF) Tackle Coach Certification
  • Trusted Coaches Child Safety Training:  This training is based on the standards set forth by the Protecting Youth Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. 

Coaches Register Here

Coaches Link: texasselectfootballcoaches2019

 

  1. Click the link above (you will be directed to the Trusted Coaches website)
  2. Click ‘Submit’ on the TC website (Do NOT delete the code)
  3. Fill in Registration form and pay using a credit card

VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers, the cost to complete the Trusted Coaches program for the 2019 season will be $20 (credit card only).   This program includes the following courses:  

  • Nationwide Criminal Background Check
  • First-AId for Youth Coaches
  • Trusted Coaches Child Safety Training:  This training is based on the standards set forth by the Protecting Youth Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. 

 

Volunteers Register Here

Volunteers Link: texasselectfootballvolunteers2019

 

  1. Click the link above (you will be directed to the Trusted Coaches website)
  2. Click ‘Submit’ on the TC website (Do NOT delete the code)
  3. Fill in Registration form and pay using a credit card