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Coaches Corner

Thank you for volunteering to Coach in the EAA. We appreciate your support through coaching Elkhorn youth athletes.

ALL COACHES WILL NEED TO CREATE A SPORTS ENGINE ACCOUNT AND COMPLETE THE COACH REGISTRATION

EAA Requirements for ALL Coaches

coaches do not need to send eaa their certificates - we can do a search & pull up the info

COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK

EAA requires all Head & Assistant Coaches to complete a background check every 12 months.  You will be asked to complete a background check if:

  • we do not have a background check on file for you
  • your background check is over 12 months old
  • your background check will expire before the completion of the sport season being coached

COMPLETE CONCUSSION IN SPORTS COURSE 

HTTPS://NFHSLEARN.COM/COURSES/61151/CONCUSSION-IN-SPORTS

EAA requires all Head & Assistant Coaches to complete Concussion Awareness Training every 2 years.  Sign in or Register to Create an Account for NFHS.  Be sure that your account is affiliated with the organization: Elkhorn Athletic Association (manually type it in if needed).  You will watch video segments and quizzes to complete this course. Select the Course state for Nebraska and click Order Course.  Choose course to be completed by "Myself" - Do not Add Membership to cart - Order total should be $0.  Click Checkout. Check the box to agreeto NFHS Policy and click Continue. On the top click on "Go to My Courses" blue button.  Click on Begin Course.

COMPLETE SAFESPORT COURSE - PROTECTING STUDENTS

HTTPS://NFHSLEARN.COM/COURSES/61157/PROTECTING-STUDENTS-FROM-ABUSE

EAA requires all Head & Assistant Coaches to complete SafeSport Training every 2 years. Sign in or Create an Account for NFHS.  Be sure that your account is affiliated with the organization: Elkhorn Athletic Association (manually type it in if needed).  You will watch video segments and quizzes to complete this course.  Select the Course state for Nebraska and click Order Course.  Choose course to be completed by "Myself" - Do not Add Membership to cart - Order total should be $0.  Click Checkout. Check the box to agreeto NFHS Policy and click Continue. On the top click on "Go to My Courses" blue button.  Click on Begin Course.


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Want to do More Training Courses on Concussions?

Listed below are the awareness documents all parents, coaches, and players will need to be aware:

Another Resource: NFHS—National Federation of High Schools: Concussion in Sports—What You Need to Know 

The following Free On-Line Concussion Training Courses have been approved by Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer for the Coaches Training: