Head Coaches
  1. Register as a coach/ volunteer and be able to pass a background check

  2. Complete the Liability and Image Release forms*

  3. Upload a headshot photo for Coach badge

  4. Be Concussion certified* (Cheer & Tackle)

  5. Be AYF or AYC coaching certified* (Cheer & Tackle)

  6. Be Hawk Tackling certified* (Tackle)

  7. Be CPR certified (Cheer & Tackle)

  8. Ycada certified (Cheer)

If you are new to the organization, you are encouraged to purchase a CPYFA Coach shirt from our CPYFA Fan Store

Assistant Coaches
  1. Register as a coach/ volunteer and be able to pass a background check

  2. Complete the Liability and Image Release forms*

  3. Upload a headshot photo for Coach badge

  4. Be Concussion certified* (Cheer & Tackle)

  5. Be AYF or AYC coaching certified* (Cheer & Tackle)

  6. Be Hawk Tackling certified* (Tackle)

* Print your 2 forms and 3 certifications and give them to your head coach​ or team parent

If you are new to the organization, you are encouraged to purchase a CPYFA Coach shirt from our CPYFA Fan Store

1.

Register as a coach and complete a background check

  • SportsSignup.com

  • Login to your account

  • Click "Äpply to Coach/ Volunteer" and complete form

  • Click "Complete Background Check"

    • Participant Code: CPYFA2020​

3.

Upload headshot photo for coach badge

  • Follow these instructions to upload a headshot photo 

5.

AYF or AYC coaching certification

  • Link: AYF or AYC Coach Certification

  • Click on the "Coaching Youth Football: The AYF/ AYC Way" course link

  • NOTE: If you are a returning coach, you may only need to complete the re- certification course.  Check the FAQs to see if you are eligible

  • In the right hand corner there will be cart to add the training course

  • Complete the training and pass the test

  • Print your certificate and keep for the team book documentation

7.

CPR Certification

  • The Football and Cheer Directors will communicate directly with the Head Coaches to coordinate this.

  • CPR Certifications are typically valid for 2 years

2.

Complete the liability and image release forms

  • SportsSignup.com

  • Login to your account

  • Click "Print forms" next to your name and complete the Liability and Image Release forms

4.

Concussion Certification

CDC Heads Up Concussion Course

(Cheer & Tackle)

  • Link: CDC - Heads Up

  • On the right hand side click on "Launch the Heads Up course" link

  • You will need to create an account, registering your email address and a password

  • Once the registration is completed, CDC will send email with link to the training course. 

  • Watch the video and pass the test at the end 

  • Print your certificate and keep for the team book documentation

6.

Hawk Tackling Certification

  • Link: www.smarterfootball.org

  • Click on register and input the coaches information

  • Go to Unit 4 - Coaches Tackle Course

  • Watch the required Hawk Tackling Video -  Completed 4.1 Coaches Tackling Review - Hawk Tackle Video   

  • Click on the test link - Completed 4.1 Coaches Tackling Review - Hawk Tackle Video

  • Complete the training and pass the test

  • Print out certificate and keep for the team book documentation.

8.

Ycada Training Certification

  • This training course is designed for Head Coaches that are associated with AYC.

  • It covers the history of cheer, skill techniques, role as a coach and the rule book. 

  • Link: http://bit.ly/2GaEt32

Additional Resources

If you need additional resources, please email:

​USA Football - Heads Up Tackling

 

Link: School of the Legends Training 

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Disclaimer: While our goal is to provide a feeder program that works closely with Cedar Park High School with hopes to prepare young athletes in such a way that their transition into school based athletics is seamless, CPYFA is not a component of Leander Independent School District (LISD). LISD does not endorse, recommend or favor any specific outside youth athletic club, group or organization. The views, opinions, practices and processes expressed by CPYFA do not necessarily state or reflect those of Leander Independent School District or the district’s athletic program.

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