Coaching Certification Service
Coaching Certification Service Director:
Patrick Burke, (716) 731-6800 x3765
The Commissioner's regulations require all personnel assuming coaching responsibilities to have certification. This service--which is approved by the NYSED Bureau of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation--offers the following courses necessary for certification:
- Health Science Applied to Coaching
- Philosophy, Principles, & Organization of Athletics
- Theory and Techniques of Coaching
This service tracks all personnel entering the certification process and awards a certificate upon completion of the courses.
A First Aid course designed for coaches is also offered. An initial and re-certification course are taught according to NYSED regulations.
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