ALL Coaches must complete the following in order to coach for Little Miami Youth Football and Cheer.
USA Football Certification
We will require ALL of our coaches to achieve their USA Football Certification. If you were certified last season, you will still have to be re-certified this year.
In order to be certified you will need to visit the link below and associate yourself with our organization (Little Miami Youth Football and Cheer) or confirm the organization if you are a returning coach.
Lindsays Law Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Informational Video and Documents
In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.
All coaches must sign the below document and watch the required video.
State law requires training in recognizing concussions in sports. The Ohio Department of Health offers free online training for coaches. Select one of the programs shown below to complete your training.
Per ORC 3707.52 as enacted by Ohio HB 143 of the 129th General Assembly, ODH is required to post free training programs that train coaches and referees in recognizing the signs and symptoms of concussions and head injuries.
Required Background Check
All LMYFC Coaches will be required to have a successful background check completed on them before they are permitted to coach during practice and games. Any of the below organizations are approved by the GCYFL.
Required documentation from Little Miami Youth Football and Cheer
Required documentation for the Greater Cincinnati Youth Football League