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HRYL Coaches Spring 2017 Preseason Checklist
(Updated January 30, 2017)


(1) Register as a HRYL Volunteer Coach

Who: MANDATORY for All Coaches (Head and Assistant) over 18 years old

When: Before first game, then every season thereafter

Link: HRYL Volunteer Coach Registration

Step 1: Click on Begin Registration from the HRYL 2017 Spring Lacrosse Coach Volunteers section (bottom)
Step 2: Establish an account (if you do not have one already)
Step 3: Enter your information as requested

 


(2) Background Check - NCSI (National Center for Safety Initiatives)

Who: MANDATORY for All Coaches (Head and Assistant) over 18 years old

When: Before first game and every 2 years thereafter; please contact or if you do not remember if your past background check is still valid.

Where/How: Go to www.ncsisafe.com and click on “Background Check Screening Self Registration” on the left side of the webpage. Complete three easy steps:

Step 1: Enter Self Registration Number: (enter club code: 39553170)
Step 2: Enter Your Information as Requested
Step 3: Provide Legal Authorization and Certification

 

(3) Read and complete 2017 NVYLL Coaches Code of Conduct and Coach Certification Survey

Who: MANDATORY for All Coaches (Head and Assistant)

When: Before first game, then every season thereafter

Link: NVYLL Coaches Code of Conduct and Survey


Step 1: Establish an Account
Step 2: Enter Your Information as Requested

 

(4) US Lacrosse Level 1 Online Training

Who: MANDATORY for Head Coaches, if did not take Instructional course; OPTIONAL, but highly recommended for all other coaches.

When: Before first game; need to be a US Lacrosse Member (www.uslacrosse.org/TopNav/Membership/USLacrosseMembership.aspx)

Link: US Lacrosse CEP Level 1 Online Course

Cost: Only available and Free to US Lacrosse Members


(5) US Lacrosse Level 1/2/3 Instructional Clinic

Who: Level 1 MANDATORY for Head Coaches, if did not take Online course; OPTIONAL, but highly recommended for all other coaches.

Link to class registration - US Lacrosse CEP Level 1 Clinics
Cost: $75/$90 - reimbursement by request to NVYLL

NOTE: Per NVYLL rules, failure to take US Lacrosse Level 1 course (either online or clinic) will result in the parent Club being fined $50.00 per team.


(6) Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) - Double Goal Coach: Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons

Who: MANDATORY for All Coaches (Head and Assistant)

When/Where: Online Class or Local Clinic

Link to online classes - PCA Double-Goal Coach Courses
Cost: $30 - reimbursement by request to NVYLL



(7) NVYLL - US Lacrosse Potomac Chapter Coaches Clinic - Season Kickoff

Who: All Coaches (Head and Assistant) - One coach per team required

When: Sunday, February 26, 2017

Where: Marymount University, 2807 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207


Registration Link: Marymount Coaches Kick Off Clinic Registration


(8) Concussion Awareness Training

Who: All Coaches (Head and Assistant)

Link 1: US Lacrosse - Just the Facts, Please: 10 Things We Definitely Know About Concussions

Link 2: US Lacrosse - Concussion Awareness Video

Link 3: CDC - Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports online ​training


(9) NVYLL 2017 Rules

Who: MANDATORY for all coaches

Link: NVYLL Rules


(10) US Lacrosse 2017 Rules

Who: MANDATORY for Head Coaches; OPTIONAL, but highly recommended for all other coaches

Link: US Lacrosse Rules


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