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ALL coaches must complete the following requirements in order to receive credentials. 

 

1. BACKGROUND CHECKS:

  • Please send an email to president.hfa@gmail.com with the subject "Background Check- Team Name (10U, Flag, D10, etc).  Please include your contact information (name, address, phone number, email). 
  • Shortly after, you will receive a link from "message@veritysecure.com" with the subject "Holmdel Football Association is considering you for an opportunity".  
  • When you receive this link, please complete the online form and submit it ASAP.  All coaches need to have a background check completed before the start of the season. 

 

2. SAFE SPORT TRAINING:

  • All coaches are required to read and sign this document. Please had in the signed copy to your Team Mom. 
  • Click HERE for the SAFE SPORT training document. 

 

3. FOOTBALL COACHES ONLY:

In the best interest of our young athletes, AYF strongly encourages all of our coaches to complete the coaching education program. Certification is required of all HFA football and cheer coaches. After you take the course, please print out your certificate and give it to your Team Mom prior to the start of the season. 

 

All AYF courses include $2 million in liability insurance coverage.

 

3. CHEER COACHES ONLY:

In the best interest of our young athletes, AYF strongly encourages all of our coaches to complete the coaching education program. Certification is required of all HFA football and cheer coaches. After you take the course, please print out your certificate and give it to your Team Mom prior to the start of the season. 

 

  • New cheer coaches in 2022 take the introductory online course, Coaching Youth Cheerleading: The AYC Way 2E for initial certification. Here is the link: Coaching Youth Cheerleading-2nd Edition: The AYC Way – Human Kinetics
  • Returning cheer coaches in 2022 take the online course AYF/AYC Recertification Course: Sportsmanship and Safety to extend certification. Here is the link: AYF/AYC Recertification Course-10th Edition: Sportsmanship and Safety – Human Kinetics
  • New and returning cheer coaches in 2022 (head and assistant) must take the YCADA 101 online course. This course is designed for AYC coaches and must be taken every other year. If you did not receive a link for the recertification/speed course, you will need to take the full version. Previous coaches please check your emails! If you qualify for the abbreviated course, you will need to use the link from the email sent from YCADA. Here is the link to the website: https://www.ycada.org/ayc 

    • All AYF courses include $2 million in liability insurance coverage.

4. CPR CARD

  • All Head Coaches MUST be CPR trained.  Prior to the start of the season, Holmdel Football Association will arrange to have a CPR class for new coaches or coaches whose certifications have expired (must re-certify and take the course every 2 years). 
  • If you are an assistant coach, please consider taking this course. We encourage all coaches to be CPR certified. 
  • Please make a copy of your CPR card and give it to your Team Mom.