6/2/2008

REQUIREMENTS TO SERVE AS A NON-FACULTY ATHLETIC COACH or

A NON-CERTIFIED CHEERLEADING/DANCE TEAM COACH

 

Levels of Certification

A.     Full Professional Teacher’s Certificate

B.     4-Year College Degree & Substitute Teacher’s Certificate

C.     Minimum of 60 College Hours & Substitute Teacher’s Certificate

D.     Less than 60 College Hours / No College Hours (no level of certification)

 

Head Athletic Coach              Coaching Principles Course Completed       First Aid Requirement Met

 

            A                                 N/A (not required)                                            Prior to first approval

 

            B                                  Prior to first approval                                        Prior to first approval

 

C                                 Only after being approved as a non-faculty assistant coach for any two prior years by the MSHSAA.

 

            D                                 CANNOT SERVE AS A HEAD ATHLETIC COACH

 

 

Assistant Athletic Coach       Coaching Principles Course Completed       First Aid Requirement Met

 

            A                                 N/A (not required)                                            Prior to subsequent approval

 

            B                                  Prior to subsequent approval                             Prior to subsequent approval

 

            C                                 Prior to subsequent approval                             Prior to subsequent approval

 

            D                                 ONLY APPROVED THROUGH A HARDSHIP APPLICATION

 

 

Cheer/Dance Team Coach    Coaching Principles Course Completed       First Aid Requirement Met

     (Head or Assistant)

 

A                                 N/A (not required)                                            Prior to first approval for head coach

                                                                                                                        Prior to subsequent approval for assistant

 

B                                  Prior to first approval for head coach                  Prior to first approval for head coach

                                                Prior to subsequent approval for assistant            Prior to subsequent approval for assistant

 

C                                 Prior to first approval for head coach                  Prior to first approval for head coach

                                                Prior to subsequent approval for assistant            Prior to subsequent approval for assistant

 

D                                 Prior to first approval for head coach                  Prior to first approval for head coach

                                                Prior to subsequent approval for assistant            Prior to subsequent approval for assistant

 

 

NOTE:   No individual shall begin serving as a non-faculty athletic coach or a non-certified cheerleading/ dance team coach prior to the school receiving approval from the MSHSAA staff through the written application process.