Coaching Certification


CPR/AED Training - recommended to take through the District

Class is scheduled for Wednesday February 26, 2020 and will be held  in room 429 at Liverpool High School from 4pm-7pm.   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 Thursday February 27, 2020 and will be held in room 429 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

 

NYS CERTIFIED TEACHERS (OTHER THAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION)

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.
  • 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