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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)
-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 firstname.lastname@example.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|
|Practice Start Date||8/20/2018||10/29/2018||2/4/2019||2/25/2019|
|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.