Coaching Opportunities

Interested in coaching at Canisteo-Greenwood? Click the links below to learn more about the required certifications needed before being approved.  Please note that all coaches (head coaches or volunteer assistants) need these required certifications.  If you have additional questions, please contact Athletic Director: Chris Koehler.

CDC Heads Up Concussion Training

Concussion Management and Awareness Act - Effective July 1, 2012

The "Concussion Management and Awareness Act"; directs the commissioners of education and health to adopt and implement rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students with mild traumatic brain injuries.  It also requires school personnel to receive training in mild traumatic brain injuries; such rules and regulations shall apply to school districts and boards of cooperative educational services.

 

Requirements of School Districts

Education: Each school coach, physical education teacher, nurse, and athletic trainer will have to complete an approved course on concussion management on a biennial basis, starting with the 2012-2013 school year.

https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html

Dignity for all Students Act (DASA)

Dignity for All Students Act

DASA Workshop

As of January 1, 2014, all non-teacher coaches and persons applying for new certification on TEACH must complete the DASA Workshop.   The workshop is 6 hours:  Three of the hours require attendance at a workshop provided by BOCES.  The remaining 3 hours are completed on-line.  The objectives of the course include the following:

  • Understanding the Dignity Act

  • Knowing the reporting requirements

  • Learning early warning signs of bullying, harassment, and discrimination

  • Prevention of the above. 

The registration fee is $70.

https://apps.gstboces.org/training/dasa/

Fingerprinting Process

ALL CG coaches must be fingerprinted before they start coaching.  Click the link below to learn how and where to get fingerprinted.  Any additional questions can be directed to Kyle Hosmer in the business office by email at khosmer@cgcsd.org or by phone at 607-698-4225 ext. 2419

http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tsei/ospra/fpprocess.html

NFHS Concussion Course

The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. This course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion.  Each state's requirements for concussion management are included as part of the course.

https://nfhslearn.com/?courseID=38000

NYS Coaching License Information

An individial who does not hold a valid New York State teaching, school leader or pupil personnel service certificate (e.g. Physical Education, English, Mathematics, School Counselor) may be appointed as a temporary coach by their school if there are no certified individuals available with experience and qualifications to coach the team.  The non-teacher coach must obtain a Coaching license by applying online through the NYSED TEACH system and MUST meet all the requirements to gain the coaching license.

If you're interested in coaching at CGCSD and wish to gain coaching certification please see the New York State Education Department website for more information.

http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/typesofcerts/coaching.html

NYS Mandated Reporter Training for Child Abuse

Social Service Law Article 6 (411-428)

Certain professionals are required by law to report suspected child abuse or maltreatment to the New York State Central Register (SCR) of Child Abuse and Maltreatment. The law also assigns civil and criminal liability to those professionals who do not comply with their mandated reporter responsibilities.

Coaches are required to complete a 2-hour web-based online training course which can be accessed at any time, 24/7. Users have 30 days to complete the course. Progress is saved at the end of each section, so you can complete it at your own pace. Interactive exercises are customized for the major disciplines: Social Services, Education, Law Enforcement, Child Day Care, and Medical are included. Users also learn definitions, indicators, and how to make a report to the New York Statewide Central Register. The course is user friendly, fully narrated, and includes taped video segments that enhance learning points. This course meets the New York State Education Department mandatory requirements for Training in Child Abuse Identification and Reporting. 

At the end of the course, the participant will be emailed a certificate of completion.  Please email this to Chris Koehler, AD.  This information must also be entered in the TEACH account.

 Click on the below link to access the free Self-Directed Online Training in order to fulfill this requirement for a coaching license.

http://www.nysmandatedreporter.org/TrainingCourses.aspx

NYS Mandated Reporter Training for Child Abuse

Social Service Law Article 6 (411-428)

Certain professionals are required by law to report suspected child abuse or maltreatment to the New York State Central Register (SCR) of Child Abuse and Maltreatment. The law also assigns civil and criminal liability to those professionals who do not comply with their mandated reporter responsibilities.

Coaches are required to complete a 2-hour web-based online training course which can be accessed at any time, 24/7. Users have 30 days to complete the course. Progress is saved at the end of each section, so you can complete it at your own pace. Interactive exercises are customized for the major disciplines: Social Services, Education, Law Enforcement, Child Day Care, and Medical are included. Users also learn definitions, indicators, and how to make a report to the New York Statewide Central Register. The course is user friendly, fully narrated, and includes taped video segments that enhance learning points. This course meets the New York State Education Department mandatory requirements for Training in Child Abuse Identification and Reporting.  

At the end of the course, the participant will be emailed a certificate of completion.

http://www.nysmandatedreporter.org/TrainingCourses.aspx

School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop

SAFE SCHOOLS AGAINST VIOLENCE IN EDUCATION ACT (PROJECT S.A.V.E.)

On July 24, 2000, Governor Pataki signed into law the above act.  Part of this legislation mandated that coaches complete a 2 hour workshop entitled "School Violence Prevention and Intervention."

Cost of Workshop:  $24

https://ideas.gstboces.org/training/online/save/