How to Become a Coach or Official
To Become a Coach
Thank you for your interest in becoming a coach! Positions are listed on the TUSD Employment Center
, under Extra Duty Positions.
National Federation of State High Schools - Fundamentals of Coaching Course - Beginning 2009-2010
All head and assistant coaches, whether paid or volunteer, hired before April 1st, 2009, must complete the NFHS Coach Education Program, or approved equivalent, no later than the beginning of the 2009-2010 school year (August 17, 2009). All head and assistant coaches, whether paid or volunteer, hired on or after April 1, 2009, must complete the NFHS Coach Education Program -- The AIA Executive Board recommends the NFHS "Fundamentals of Coaching" course. In addition, all coaches wheather paid or volunteer must complete NFHS Concussion training and the ATC Student Health & Wellness PowerPoint/exam. Certificate of completion must be submitted to your site administrator, Interscholastics and Human Resources.
Per TUSD guidelines, volunteer coaches must have completed NFHS Coach Education Program course at time of application.
CPR/First Aid Training
CPR and First Aid certificates are required for all coaches and must be valid the entire length of their coaching season. Training can be obtained through any organization offering the required certificates. The only accepted online computer training for CPR & First Aid is listed below, no other online training will be accepted.
The following organizations are listed here for your convenience:
- American Heart Association, 5325 E. Pima Rd., 795-1403
- American Heart Association Online Courses - These are the ONLY accepted online computer CPR & First Aid Courses
- Heartsaver First Aid Online - eLearning
- Heartsaver First Aid Online w/CPR & AED Renewal - eLearning
- American Red Cross: First Aid, CPR/AED - Blended Learning
- Save-A-Life, 797 E. Ajo, 623-8484