Jenn Starkey, author of League of Your Own, shared with me the Albert Einstein quote: ‘If you can’t explain it to a 6 year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.'
To look up the details of a completed 2023 Spring/Summer Coaching Application registration please type in all details exactly as they appear on the final registration.
If your name does not appear you did not complete the registration 2023 Spring/Summer Coaching Application. Please click the link to the left.
Spring/Summer Sports (May 1st) must have had class since August. 1st of previous year!
Fall Sports - (Sept. 1) must have had class since Jan. 1st of that year!
Winter (Basketball) - (Nov. 1st) must have had class since Jan. 1st!
See the list of those that have this completed by date- on right side document.
Needs to be completed prior to being able to be a Head Coach or Travel Assistant Coach.
If your name is not there - you did not attend and sign in as instructed.
Ages PK - 1st =Not Required, but open to those Coaches as they may attend.
Positive Coaching Alliance Workshop
“Coaching – Culture, Practices, & Games”
Date/Time: Weds May 3rd 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Prior Lake City Hall – Parkview Room
Registration Required: https://playinfo.sportngin.com/register/form/277012053
There is no cost for this workshop.
Reminder, all Travel Coaches (head and asst) and all In House Head Coaches are required to take a PCA Workshop 1x every 12 months.
Check the document for your name. If you do not find your name and feel you have completed a course in the last calendar year please reach out.
Positive Coaching Alliance Coordinator
The Sex Abuse and Safe Sport Act
This is required by law to be read and understood by all that Coach, Administrate or Volunteer in a setting that has contact with youth athletes.
This must be completed at least every two years and current when ever you are coaching. Example - if you complete on April 2, 2020 - you are no longer covered under it as of April 3, 2022.
You Must complete the APS Training Video and Pass the following quiz, in order to coach athletes under the age of 18. This will be reviewed at the upcoming PCA session to confirm that you have been made aware of the steps taken to protect the youth involved in Sports.
1. Review the document below, click to open
2. Complete the required registration link
3. Contact a member of your sports board or the executive board with any questions
To look up the details of a completed APS Training Registration registration please type in all details exactly as they appear on the final registration.
If your name does not appear in the below file, you need to complete the registration APS Training Registration. Please click the link to the left. Thanks.
This is required by law and must be completed every two years and current whenever you are coaching. Example - if you complete on April 2, 2021 - you are no longer covered under it as of April 3, 2023.
*Open the Document to the lower right to find your name and status.*
Those in yellow - it is time to renew.
Not listed ! .. It is time to complete the link questionnaire.
When it is recognized that you have not completed this -you will be removed from coaching - until resolved.
Check the document for your name. If your name has a yellow highlighted date next to it or it is not seen - you must complete a Background Check to Coach. If you have submitted a background check application, please do not submit a duplicate as checks may remain in process.
This is required by law and must be completed every two years and current whenever you are coaching. Example - if you complete on April 2, 2020 - you are no longer covered under it as of April 3, 2022. Your date must go through the end of that seasonal sport. If you do an extended season or off-season program make sure your certification is up to date!
FAILURE TO HAVE ON HAND IF QUESTIONED CAN DISQUALIFY YOU FROM AN EVENT (ie. STATE TOURNAMENT)
All organizations will require you have your document with you when you apply or attend State Tournaments.
This is a self administered program - failure to comply puts P.L.A.Y. and the team you are coaching in jeopardy will result in your immediate removal coaching in P.L.A.Y. INDEFINITELY.
Only Coaches with this document will be allowed on the bench.
** WHEN IN DOUBT, SIT THEM OUT **
1. Use link below to complete the concussion certification course
2. Download your certificate of completion
3. Use the link to complete the registration and upload your certificate, This way P.L.A.Y. can verify for you IF YOU do not have it on you.
To look up the details of a completed Concussion Proof of Certification registration please type in all details exactly as they appear on the final registration.
If your name does not appear you did not complete the registration Concussion Proof of Certification. Please click the link to the left.
1. Respect and Encouragement
2. Positive Role Model
3. Clear, Consistent Communication
4. Knowledge of Sport
5. Willing to Listen