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Coach's Requirements

 

MBGLL Recreation Program, Coach’s Requirements

  • Head and assistant coaches must complete US Lacrosse Level 1 Online course (currently free)
  • All head coaches and assistant coaches must attend US Lacrosse Level 1 Coach’s Clinic (in person)
  • Every coach must complete the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) online or in-person course (part of the Level 1)
  • All head and assistant coaches must attend the pre-season Rules Q. and A. sessions and/or the US Lacrosse/MBGLL Rules Certification course annually.
  • All head and assistant coaches must become US Lacrosse certified  
  • All coaches must have US Lacrosse membership valid through June 30 of the season.
  • Coaches must participate in continuing education every other year.  Continuing education could include the following:
    • Level 1 (repeat the course)
    • Level 2 (if appropriate for the level that a coach is instructing)
    • New England Convention
    • US Lacrosse Convention
    • Any pre-approved training.  Submit your request to your division director.
  • All head and assistant coaches must wear a coach's card in order to be in the team bench area.  
    • Every year coaches should have a sticker for their card indicating that their credentials are valid for the current season and that they attended the mandatory rules training for said year.


 
MBGLL Select Program, Coach’s Requirements
 

  • All head and assistant coaches must become US Lacrosse Level 1 Certified
  • One representative must complete the US Lacrosse/MBGLL Rules Certification course.
  • All coaches must have US Lacrosse membership valid through June 30 of the season.
  • Coaches must participate in continuing education every other year.  Continuing education could include the following:
    • Level 1 (repeat the course)
    • Level 2 (if appropriate for the level that a coach is instructing)
    • New England Convention
    • US Lacrosse Convention
  • All head and assistant coaches must wear a coach's card in order to be in the team bench area.  
    • Every year coaches should have a sticker for their card indicating that their credentials are valid for the current season and that they attended the mandatory rules training for said year.

Notes:

  • If a coach has already completed the requirements, he/she simply needs to submit completion certification to division director
  • All coaches must attend the Rules Q. and A. and/or the Rules clinic annually.
  • New towns will have 2 years to comply with the recreational coaching requirements but must complete the PCA and Rules Q. and A.
  • Coaches have the option of obtaining US Lacrosse National certification by submitting paperwork for a background check directly to US Lacrosse OR coaches may become MBGLL Level 1 Certified by submitting proof of an approved CORI check (annually).