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MRC Coaches Information

COACHING CERTIFICATION

**THE MRC DOES NOT RECOGNIZE OUTSIDE CERTIFICATIONS FOR COACHING***

Certification is a 3 step process.

  1. All Coaches must attend the RUTGERS Coaching CLINIC *pre-registration is required, see calendar for dates/times.  use registration site to sign up for your preferred class

*** to register for the clinic you will log in and register as a player***

2.  BACKGROUND CHECK- completed online

3. CONUSSION TRAINING - completed online

For questions regarding the process contact:

MRC Safety Director



COACH/ BOARD MEMBER REGISTRATION

Effective April 1, 2017

Coaches Should have all credentials before registering.

All Coaches are required to register for the sport you would like to coach. If you have multiple children, you will need to register for each division separately so that when division coordinators run their report your name will be recognized and considered. There is no cost at this time.  

Registering does not guarantee a coaching position.

All Sport Board Member are required to register as a volunteer for their Sport each season if they will not be a coach.

Coaches/Sport Board Volunteers will need to add their individual profile to their family account; including Legal Name, Date of Birth, Address and proper contact information. Your spouse can not register on your behalf.


1. MRC COACHES CLINIC

RUTGERS Saftey clinic- See MRC Calendar

 

Information on Coaches Certification Clinics to support All MRC sponsored Sports

If you are planning on coaching, or working with a team you must attend the coaching clinics.  The clinic is 3 hours and you must arrive 15 minutes early.  No exceptions will be made. For detailed times and dates see our calendar of events.

Requirements:

  • The  Coaches Certification Training class is 3 hours in duration and is valid for lifetime.
  • The Coaches Certification is utilized for all MRC sponsored sports and each sport may have additional training.

Although the MRC does not require CPR or First Aid training of its volunteer coaches, the following web sites are being made available for those wishing to refresh their knowledge of both these important life saving skills: 

The National Safety Council

Basic First Aid

Evesham Fire Department

CPR (Friends & Family or Hartsaver)


2. BACKGROUND CHECK

Please email Kelly.damiani@marltonreccouncil.org for a link to the background check.  This is done once every two years.


3. CONCUSSION TRAINING

Please follow the link to find the online concussion training.  Upon completion, send your certificate to Kelly.damiani@marltonreccouncil.org.

 

 

 


Coaching Resources

The following items should be used as resources for coaches.

Changing the Game Project

Excellent Articles- The Challenges we face in Youth Sports

National Council of Youth Sports

Safety/ Education/ Publications

Youth Sports Research Council Website

Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic (Sports Awareness for Educating Today's Youth) S.P.O.R.T. Program (Supportive Parents on the Right Track)


Injury Report

Incident Reports and Claim Forms: It is the coach's responsibility to ensure that ALL injuries requiring medical attention are reported to the MRC. This is done via the MRC Incident and Injury Report.

Note: An Incident report can be filed with the MRC as a preventive measure even though Immediate or Post medical attention was not sought by the player's parent or guardian. 

Below are links to sites with valuable information regarding sports injuries: 

Stop Sports Injuries

Injury prevention refererences by Sport

A Coaches Guide to First Aid

Injury Prevention - By Type of Sport/ A Pediatrician's Perspective on Sports Injuries/ Avoiding Injuries - A Guide for Coaches and Athletes/ Defining a Coach's Role

Coaching Young Athletes

Youth Development


Food Allergies

Safe Snack Guide

List of Snacks Free of Peanuts, Tree Nuts and Eggs.

Kids With Food Allergies: Mission, Programs and Goals

KFA helps children with food allergies and their families cope with dietary restrictions, lifestyle adjustments, fear and isolation through education, peer support, food/cooking assistance and outreach programs.