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Midlakes Coaching Application

In an effort to provide quality coaches for secondary school athletes, New York State has established standards required of all coaches, volunteer non-paid, and paid coaches. Non-certified teacher & all volunteer non-paid coaches must complete the following to coach in New York State:

Non-Teacher Coaching Certification(steps 1-5 need to be done 1st year. Step 6 courses needs to be completed by 3rd year coaching and Step 7 courses need to be completed by 5th year coaching).

1. Fingerprinting
2. DASA 6-Hour course (non-certified teacher-coaches)
3. Child Abuse Recognition course & School Violence Prevention (SAVE) Course. (link to approved online courses)
4. NYSED-Approved First Aid/CPR Courses (listed in NYSED PE Toolkit: Athletics & Coaching ) (Midlakes will offer CPR twice a year at no charge to the coach) (First Aid training will be offered by Midlakes once a year at no charge to the coach)

5. Temporary Certification (years 1-3):

  • Completed Temporary Coaches license. Done through NYS TEACH. Renewed annually.

       NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach (AIC) certification

7. Professional Certification (by 5th year)
         NFHS Certified Interscholastic Coach (CIC) certification 

*Reference: NYSED NFHS Pathway Guidelines*

Online registration for this program is currently closed/unavailable. Please contact Phelps-Clifton Springs CSD Athletics for further information.