COACHING APPLICATION PACKET AND REQUIRED FORMS
For all required forms, please follow this link1. Blind Brook Coaching Application2. Federal Tax Form (W-4)3. State Tax Form (IT-2104)4. Employment Eligibility Form (I-9)5. Health Insurance ElectionPlease send all completed forms to Ms. Kimberly Saxton, Director of Interscholastic AthleticsCOACHING CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSFor any initial questions, please reference this linkThere are three different guidelines for coaching requirements.1. NYS Certified Physical Education TeachersA person who holds a valid certificate to teach physical education in New York State may coach any sport in any school, but must meet the first aid/CPR requirement prior to starting to coach.2. NYS Certified Teachers (other than PE)In addition to the first aid/CPR requirement prior to starting to coach, the certified teacher must (a) complete an approved course in Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education within two years from the date of initial appointment as a coach; (b) complete a course on Health Sciences Applied to Coaching within five years of appointment as a coach; and (c) also, within that same five years, complete a course on Theory and Techniques of Coaching the sport or sports for which he/she is appointed. A certified teacher should not apply for a Temporary Coaching License.3. Non-Certified TeachersA) Temporary Coaching License (TCL). A person who does not hold a current New York State teaching certificate (e.g. physical education, English, mathematics) may be appointed as a temporary coach only if there are no certified teachers available with experience and qualifications to coach the team. The non-teacher coach must obtain a Temporary Coaching license by applying on-line through the NYSED TEACH system and meet all of the same course requirements for coaching as does the certified individuals listed above within the same timelines and extensions.To gain the temporary coaching license, the applicant must submit evidence of acceptable first aid and CPR courses; Child Abuse Identification workshop, School Violence Prevention and Intervention (SAVE) workshop and the Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber bullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA Training) workshop and fingerprint clearance.
- Applications for a 1st renewal of a Temporary Coaching License must submit evidence of completion of the Principles, Philosophy and Organization of Athletics in Education course.
- Evidence of completion of the remaining required courses must meet the same timeline followed by certified teachers (see item #2 above).
- NFHS Pathway option:nfhslearn.com
- Concussion training course (Every 2 years) o Heads Up, Concussion in Youth Sports, available at: http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/online_training.html (Filed at local level) o NFHS Concussion course available at: http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=38000 (Filed at local level)
B) Professional Coaching License (PCL). A person who has completed all the required coaching courses, acceptable first aid and CPR courses; Child Abuse Identification workshop, School Violence Prevention and Intervention (SAVE) workshop and theTraining in Harassment, Bullying, Cyber bullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA Training)workshop and fingerprint clearance, and has held a minimum of three Temporary Coaching Licenses for a sport per CR 135.4(c)(7)(4)(A) may apply for a three-year renewable Professional Coaching License. The PCL may be renewed for an additional three-year period upon the submission of a renewal application. To gain the Professional Renewal, applications must include verification of current first aid and CPR and evaluations prepared by either the Principal or the Director of Physical Education/Athletics for each year coached.Any additional questions should be directed to Ms. Kimberly Saxton, Director of Interscholastic Athletics
CONTACT INFORMATIONMs. Kimberly SaxtonDirector of Interscholastic AthleticsBlind Brook High School840 King StreetRye Brook, NY 10573email - email@example.com - 914.937.3600 x 4500