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Brunswick Youth Sports

Coaching Opportunities

Every year we need help with coaching. Especially with the younger players. Whether you might be interested in being a head coach, or simply a base coach, we invite you to fill out a coaching application. We perform a background check on all potential coaches for the safety of the children. In addition, the State of Ohio requires that all coaches on the field be certified in concussion training. The coaching application and a link to the Concussion Certification Training is provided in the "COACHES" section of the BYS website. Concussion Certification is free online training that takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. Once applications complete the background check process, they then undergo BYS Board Review. So the sooner you submit a coaching application with your Concussion Training Certificate, the faster we can accommodate teams with the appropriate number of coaches. No one will be permitted on the field unless a coaching application and Concussion Certificate have been submitted and approved by the BYS Board.

All BYS coaching applications MUST be accompanied by a Concussion Certification certificate or they will not be accepted.
If an application is submitted without a Concussion Certificate it will not be processed.

Concussion Class

 

The State of Ohio passed a new Concussion Bill that goes into effect April 26th 2013.  It requires all coaches of youth and scholastic sports to take a free on-line course on how to recognize a concussion.  BYS is encouraging all parents to take this 20 – 30 minute course.  However, it is only mandatory for coaches and assistant coaches.

 

Concussion Bill (Ohio HB 143)

National Federation of State High School Associations Concussion in Sports – What you Need to Know: http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=38000

(This free on-line course is available through the NFHS. You will need to click the “order here” button and complete a brief registration form to take the course.) Follow these steps to complete the course:

1.   Click on the button that says, please login to order.  In the window that appears, click Register Now.

2.   When your registration is complete you may “order” the free concussion course offered along the left hand side of the page.  Continue following prompts. 
      Although it may look like you’ll be charged for the course, there is no cost.

3.   Once you’ve completed “checkout,” you’ll be able to take the free online course.

4.   When you’ve completed and passed the course, you have the option of printing a certificate of completion.

5.   Once you have completed the course, please print and attach copy of the certificate to your Coaching application.