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Thank you for your interest in the Jamesville DeWitt Central School District athletic program.  In order to provide quality coaches for secondary school athletes, New York State has established standards required of all coaches, volunteer and paid.  All costs associated with obtaining coaching certifications are the responsibility of the coach.

Non-certified teacher, must complete the following to coach in New York State:

  • Fingerprinting (Instructions) processed through MorphTrust with clearance through NYS Education Department.
  • Current first aid certification (valid for 2 or3 years) See link below under download section.
  • Current CPR/AED (valid for 1 or 2 years) See link below under download section.
  • Child Abuse Course.  Available through NYS Office of Child & Family Services.
  • Violence Prevention & Intervention (SAVE) workshop. Available through NYS workshops.
  • Concussion Awareness & Management CDC certification. (biennial basis - no cost)
  • Dignity for All Students Certification (DASA)
  • Completed Temporary Coaches license. Done through NYS TEACH. Renewed annually. 
  • Completion of:  
    • Fundamentals of Coaching (NYS Specific)
    • First Aid, Health and Safety For Coaches
    • Concussion in Sports
    • One sport-specific course of your choice. 
              ***These courses must be completed within two (2) years of initial appointment.
  • Completion of:
    • Bullying, Hazing and Inappropriate Behaviors
    • Strength and Conditioning
    • Teaching and Modeling Behavior
    • Engaging Effectively with Parents
    • Sportsmanship
    • Sports Nutrition
    • Heat Illness Prevention
               ***These courses within five (5) years of initial appointment.

Teacher Coaches (excluding Physical Education) must complete the following to coach in New York State:
  • Fingerprinting (Instructions) processed through MorphTrust with clearance through NYS Education Department.  
  • Current first aid certification (valid for 2 or 3 years)  See link below under download section.
  • Current CPR/AED (valid for 1 or 2 years)  See link below under download section.
  • Concussion Awareness & Management CDC certification(biennial basis - no cost)
  • Completion of:  
    • Fundamentals of Coaching (NYS Specific)
    • First Aid, Health and Safety For Coaches
    • Concussion in Sports
    • One sport-specific course of your choice. 
              ***These courses must be completed within two (2) years of initial appointment.
  • Completion of:
    • Bullying, Hazing and Inappropriate Behaviors
    • Strength and Conditioning
    • Teaching and Modeling Behavior
    • Engaging Effectively with Parents
    • Sportsmanship
    • Sports Nutrition
    • Heat Illness Prevention
               ***These courses within five (5) years of initial appointment.


 
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Dr. Alice Kendrick, Superintendent

P.O. Box 606
DeWitt, NY 13214

Phone: (315) 445-8300
www.jamesvilledewitt.org


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