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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.

2019-2020 SEASON TIMELINE
  Soccer, Volleyball, Flag Football Winter Basketball Track Baseball, Softball Summer Basketball
Registration Open 7/21/2019 10/6/2019 1/25/2020 1/25/2020 5/4/2020
Registration Close 8/18/2019 11/3/2019 2/16/2020 2/23/2020 6/8/2020
Practice Start Date 8/19/2019 11/4/2019 2/17/2020 2/24/2020  
Zone Commitment 8/22/2019 11/5/2019 2/24/2020 2/25/2020  
City Commitment 8/23/2019 11/8/2019 3/16/2020 2/27/2020  
Season Starts* 9/13/2019 12/6/2019 2/29/2020 3/27/2020 7/9/2020
Add Deadline 9/26/2019 12/19/2019 2/23/2020 4/9/2020 7/13/2020
Drop / Replace Deadline 10/10/2019 1/5/2020   4/23/2020  
Last Day to Request Audit 10/20/2019 1/26/2020   5/10/2020  
Regular Season Ends 11/3/2019 2/9/2020   5/24/2020 7/26/2020
Zone Playoffs 11/5/2019 - 11/10/2019 2/11/2019 - 2/16/2019 Zone decides meet date*** 5/26/2020 - 5/31/2020  
Mandatory Coach Meeting** 11/11/2019 2/17/2020   6/1/2020  
City Playoffs 11/12/2019 - 11/17/2019 2/18/2020 - 2/23/2020 3/21/2020 - 3/22/2020 6/2/2020 - 6/7/2020 7/30/2020 - 8/2/2020
Holy Days of Obligation / No Play Dates 8/15 Assumption of Mary, 11/1 All Saints, 11/9 Assembly (games can start at 4:00 pm), 12/8 Immaculate Conception, 12/25 Christmas, 1/1 Solemnity of Mary, 3/26 Ash Wednesday, 4/6-4/12 Holy Week
Other Important Dates 11/28 Thanksgiving, 3/9-3/13 Spring Break, 4/5 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 3/8/2020 to host their meets. The City Track Meet will be held on 3/21 or 3/22.

NOTE: There will be two (2) separate cheer seasons (Fall & Winter) and one (1) showcase after the Winter season.