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Spring Hill Youth Football and Cheer

Spring Hill Youth Football and Cheer

General Volunteer Info

2022 Pop Warner Volunteer Requirements

Applicable to the following roles:

  •        Any Board Member
  •        Head Coaches
  •        Assistance Coaches
  •        Team Parent
  •        Trainers
  •        Equipment Managers
  •        Any person over 18yrs or older that is rostered on the team for practice and game day.

*Concession helpers, gate helpers, play counters, and chain crew are exempt. You just simply coordinate with your assigned team parent to volunteer. If you do not have a team parent, then you will coordinate with a member of the Board.

Ages for Coaching:

·        Head Coach 21yrs or older

·        Asst Coach and other positions listed above except Head Coach must be 18yr or older  

·        Coach Trainees/demonstrators are allowed for those that are within the 16-18yr old range. One per team is permitted.

Background checks: In accordance with Pop Warner’s Child Protection Policy, background checks will be performed annually prior to the start of the volunteer’s service with Pop Warner

Certifications:  Must complete all required Pop Warner certifications which can consist of both web-based and in person instruction. Travel for in-person instruction will be required. Reimbursements for Certifications can be handled either by 1.) Submission of receipts along with successful completion certificates OR deduct certification costs from any registration fees for player participants, however any outstanding registration balances minus certification costs still need to be paid. For example, if your certification costs are $200 and the registration fee for your participant is $250.00 you would still owe the difference of $50.00

Submit A Volunteer Application – by submitting the volunteer application you also understand that this is NOT a paid position.  Please note Pop Warner FAQ and rule below

Can a coach get paid for coaching in Pop Warner cheer & dance?

E. Reference Members’ Code of Conduct – Beginning of PWLS Rule book; Coaches shall not receive any payment, in cash or in kind, for services as a coach in Pop Warner Cheer & Dance. This includes any coach, expert, consultant or choreographer, regardless of his/her roster status.

Fundraising:  Spring Hill Eagles Football and Cheer is a non-profit organization. It is the responsibility of all volunteers to assist with fundraising activities for the league and individual teams they are coaching.  All team specific fundraising will require pre-approval from the Board. Once approved, you will be partnering with the leagues Booster Club to coordinate/track/and report on such events.

Personal Conduct – All volunteers are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times, any violation of the personal conduct policy may result in immediate removal of the program or role.

Coach Trainees/demonstrators - All coach trainees and teen demonstrators under the age of 18 must be registered/ certified in the same manner as all other minors participating in Pop Warner Football, Cheer and Dance.

Coaches, Team Parents, and Board Members

Anyone volunteering as a Board Member, Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Jr Coach or Team Parent interacting with players must complete the Pop Warner Volunteer Registration process. There is strict adherence to this process for the safety of all participants. You must complete a background check as well as the specific training to the sport you are volunteering with.

You must have a badge if you will be in direct contact with children or if you need access to the Practice or Game field.

Photo
Photos should be a square clear headshot and will be used for your badge. No glasses or hats. Email your photo to compliance manager


Background Check - $18.50
After you submit your application, we will receive a notification after your background check clears, so you don't have to do anything more here. Please email your compliance manager to let them know it has been submitted

YCADA Cheer Certification 
After you complete your training, email your certification to your compliance manager

USA Football Certification
After you complete your training, email your certification to your compliance manager

Southeast Region Pop Warner Training
Training for 2022 hasn't been released yet. Once released you will need to complete this by before you are able to be on the field with any children. Please mail your certification to your compliance manager




How do it register to volunteer/coach?

1. Login to Sports Connect (top right button on this site).
2. Click the button on the left menu that says "VOLUNTEER".
3. Click the "FIND VOLUNTEER ROLES" button in the top right-hand corner. 
4. Click the "Sign Up" button next to the position you're interested in. If you'd like to coach a different team from what your athlete is registered for, click "Show More" at the bottom. 
Note to Board Members: It doesn't matter what team you select.
5. Click Continue
6. Select the person you are signing up (yourself or family member).
7. Upload your photo
8. Fill out the information.
9. Click Continue at the bottom

You're all set. Now get the rest of your training requirements complete and email the certifications to your cheer/football director. See the positions below for more information on what is required for each position. 


HEAD COACHES
Must be 21 years old by August 1st (2022 for Fall Tackle, 2022 for Cheer/Dance)
Can only be rostered as Head Coach on one team

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Tiny-Mite/6U Football]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Tiny-Mite Training
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Competitive Edge program (recommended, but not required)


ASSISTANT COACHES
Must be 18 years old by August 1st ( 2022 for Fall Tackle, 2022 for Cheer/Dance)

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Tiny-Mite/6U Football]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Tiny-Mite Training
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Competitive Edge program (recommended, but not required)


COACH TRAINEE (aka Jr Coach)
16-17 years old by August 1, 2022 

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Parent Consent Form
-- Physical (Medical/Physical Release Form)
-- Proof of Age (Driver's License, Passport or Birth Certificate)
-- Scholastic Eligibility (Report Card)


STUDENT DEMONSTRATOR (aka Student Coach) - Cheer Only
Must 15 years old by August 1, 2022 or 14 if on a High School Cheer/Dance Team

Qualifications (Applies to Cheer Only)
-- At least two seasons prior Cheer/Dance experience.
-- The oldest girl on the team assisting must be at least 2 years younger.
-- The Coach Trainer may be used to demonstrate moves, techniques and may teach words to cheers. He/she is not allowed to coach or conduct a practice. 
-- Rostered participant may not also be Student Demonstrator.

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Parent Consent Form
-- Physical (Medical/Physical Release Form)
-- Proof of Age (Driver's License, Passport or Birth Certificate)
-- Scholastic Eligibility (Report Card)


EQUIPMENT MANAGER
Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)




TEAM PARENT
Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Team Parent Training
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Tiny-Mite/6U Football]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Tiny-Mite Training
-- Training [Cheer]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101


TRAINER
If no dedicated trainer, each team must at least one coach has current Red Cross Certificate in Community CPR and First Aid (or equivalent) or the P.R.E.P.A.R.E Course by the National Center for Sport Safety (www.sportssafety.org) 

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101


BOARD MEMBER
Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training [FB/CH Director & anyone on field]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [FB Director & anyone on field]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Cheer Director]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101
-- Training [Cheer Director]: YCADA Coaches' Competitive Edge program (recommended, but not required)

Contact

Spring Hill Youth Football and Cheer
4375 Copper Hill Dr 
Spring Hill, Florida 34609

Email: [email protected]

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