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Be a Better Coach

Football coach certifications help expand your knowledge, so you can make your team better and safer.

These football coach certification programs are here to help you do your job better. From flag to youth tackle to high school, USA Football certifications cover the most important health and safety issues for coaches at any level, including tackling, fundamentals and equipment fitting.

Please select Youth Tackle Certification. You will be reimbursed for completion of the course.

Changing the Culture of Concussion Starts With You

By taking this free, online course and using what you learn, you will be well positioned to improve the culture of concussion. Your actions can help create a safe environment for young athletes so that they can stay healthy, active, and thrive – both on and off the playing field.

Once you complete the training and quiz, you can print out a certificate, making it easy to show your league or school you are ready for the season. Training Course

Free Online First Aid Courses offers free online first aid and CPR courses that anyone can take. The free online first aid training could equip you with the skills and knowledge to help save someone’s life.

Simply work your way through the free online first aid courses to develop your lifesaving knowledge. Once you’re done, you can download a free first aid & CPR certificate.

All coaches are required to review and agree to the following before participating.

Click on each item to review; you will agree to the contents of each form when submitting your coaching application on TeamSnap:

1. Background Check completed online through JDP – invitation to be emailed after coaching application submission. Visit for more information on their background check process.

2. Southern Maine Youth Football League Coaching Code of Ethics Submit the SMYFL CCOE Electronically here right now

3. Statement Model of Excellence – to agree to after reading the YYF Code of Ethics

4. YYF Code of Conduct


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