CYO Coaches Certification Training
to become a Certified CYO Coach:
Requirements: 18yrs for Assistant, 21yrs for Head Coach
Volunteers need to complete #1 and #2 below
NEW COACHES follow directions for 3a,
follow directions for 3b
and email a Criminal Background Check form to firstname.lastname@example.org (Allow up to 2 weeks
Note: There will not be a follow up phone
call or email upon approval.
Please call the CYO office (210)
734-2620 to follow up on your background check
2. Complete the Following Virtus Trainings: Protecting God’s Children, Sexual Harassment Training, and sign
the Code of Conduct Acknowledgement form.
(Scroll to bottom to choose the online
Note: If this your first time getting certified or if you were
not certified after August 2015, please follow directions listed in 3a. Coaches who are seeking
recertification, and who have already taken the “Coaching to Make a Positive
Difference” course, please follow directions listed in 3b.
(NEW COACHES). Complete the Coaching Coaches “Coaching to Make a Positive Difference”
Online Training program ($24.95)
3b (RECERTIFICATIONS). Complete the Coaching
Coaches “Looking in the Mirror”
online training program ($24.95)
make sure you are taking the Looking in the Mirror course and not retaking the
How to Become a Coach course. Also, you can only access the course using the
link above. If having trouble registering, completely log out of Coaching
Coaches then follow the above link.
Once you have completed the required courses
(Protecting God’s Children, Sexual Harassment Training, Coaching Coaches), and
your background check has been approved by the Archdiocese HR Department, bring
your completion certificates to the CYO Office (2718 W. Woodlawn) to get your
badge. Our office processes badges Monday – Friday from 9am to 4pm. Thank you.
NOTE: Coach Badges will not be issued
after Week 2 of the summer season (July 29th)
(Revised for Summer 2020 - 5/21/2020)
***Please note that your coaches badge must be worn in order to be on the field and/or gym. Failure to do so will no allow you to participate as a coach.