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How to become a Certified CYO Coach
*Age Requirements: 18 years for Assistant, 21 years for Head Coach
 

1. Take the Coaching Coaches Online Training Program ($24.95)
2. Take the Protecting God’s Children (OVASE) Online Training Program (FREE)
     Quick Steps:
     -Create Login and Password
     -Enter your personal information
     -Select ministry location (Parish of CYO program)
     -Select your ministry and identify yourself as a CYO coach
     -Click “no” for already attending a Virtus Protecting God’s Children course
     -Select training date for live training or scroll to bottom to choose the online course (allow 24 hrs upon completion to receive your certificate)
3. Complete and email in a Criminal Background Check Form to jose.e.hernandez@archsa.org      
4. Once 1 -3 are completed, bring your Completed Coach Training Certificate and Protecting God’s Children Certificate to the CYO Office (2718 W Woodlawn) Mon – Fri between 9 - 4 pm to take your picture and get your badge.

All persons on the bench during a game MUST have a CYO badge.

All teams must have at least ONE Head Coach and ONE Team Minister. The Team Minister does not need to complete the coaches certification training.

Teams may have up to TWO Assistant Coaches, but only ONE coach may be standing during a game.

2018-2019 SEASON TIMELINE
  Soccer, Volleyball, Flag Football Winter Basketball Track Baseball, Softball Summer Basketball
Registration Open 7/22/2018 10/1/2018 1/6/2019 1/27/2019 5/6/2019
Registration Close 8/19/2018 10/28/2018 2/3/2019 2/24/2019 6/7/2019
Practice Start Date 8/20/2018 10/29/2018 2/4/2019 2/25/2019  
Zone Commitment 8/23/2018 10/30/20108 2/25/2019 2/26/2019  
City Commitment 8/24/2018 11/2/2018 3/19/2019 2/28/2019  
Season Starts* 9/14/2018 11/30/2018  3/2/2019 3/29/2019 7/11/2019
Add Deadline 9/27/2018 12/13/2018 2/24/2019 4/11/2019 7/15/2019
Drop / Replace Deadline 10/11/2018 12/27/2018   4/25/2019  
Last Day to Request Audit 10/21/2018 1/20/2019   5/12/2019  
Regular Season Ends 11/4/2018 2/3/2019   5/26/2019 7/28/2019
Zone Playoffs 11/6/2018 - 11/11/2018 2/5/2019 - 2/10/2019 Zone decides meet date*** 5/28/2019 - 6/2/2019  
Mandatory Coach Meeting** 11/12/2018 2/11/2019   6/3/2019  
City Playoffs 11/13/2018 - 11/18/2018 2/12/2019 - 2/17/2019 3/23/2019 - 3/24/2019*** 6/4/2019 - 6/9/2019 8/1/2019 - 8/4/2019
Holy Days of Obligation / No Play Dates 8/15/2017 Assumption of Mary, 11/1 All Saints, 11/3 Assembly, 12/8 Immaculate Conception, 12/25 Christmas, 1/1 Solemnity of Mary, 3/6 Ash Wednesday, 4/18-4/21 Holy Week
Other Important Dates 11/22 Thanksgiving, 3/11-3/15 Spring Break, 4/14 Palm Sunday

*Roster Paperwork due BEFORE Season Start Date

**Mandatory Coach Meeting - Location: Chancery Building, 2718 W. Woodlawn, 78228 - Time: 7:00 PM

*** Zones have until 3/18/2019 to host their meets. The City Track Meet will be held on 3/23 or 3/24.

NOTE: There will be two (2) separate cheer seasons, one during Fall and one during Winter.