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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 U13/U15 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.
  • U13 and U15 head and assistant coaches must become US Lacrosse certified  
  • All coaches must have US Lacrosse membership valid through June 30 of the season.
  • New in 2017:  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


 
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.
  • New in 2017:  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


Notes:

  • If a coach has already completed the requirements, he/she simply needs to submit completion certification to division director
  • Towns will have to meet these requirements by April 7, 2013.
  • 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).