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Coaching Requirements

 

 

MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION & OTHER REQUIREMENTS

 

New Coaches for the 2014-15 season:

  1. Register on-line as a member of the Great Plains Region and select a club.
  2. Pay the membeship on-line with a credit card or send payment to the office.
  3. Background check will start when your membership is paid either online or when we receive your payment in the office.  The background check takes about 7-10 business days.
  4. Attend and pass an IMPACT class (introductory coaching class).   See IMPACT clinics to the left to register for a class.
  5. Complete the 2015 season Rules and Scorer Requirements for Coaches (see below)

Returning Coaches for the 2014-15 season:

  1. Register on-line as a member of the Great Plains Region and select a club.
  2. Pay your membeship on-line with a credit card or send payment to the office.
  3. Background checks are done every 2 years, and will start when your membership is paid either online or when we receive your payment in the office.
  4. Complete the 2015 season Rules and Scorer Requirements for Coaches (see below)

 

JUNIOR Coaches for the 2014-15 season:

  1. Register on-line as a member** of the Great Plains Region and select a club.
  2. Pay the membership on-line with a credit card or send payment to the office.
  3. Submit a Junior Club Personnel Coaches Code of Ethics.
    • Go to Juniors Home page then Juniors Forms.
  4. If they are 18 yours old when registering, they will submit a background screening application.
    • OR when they turn 18, they will submit a background screening at that time.
  5. Attend and pass an IMPACT class (introductory coaching class).  See IMPACT clinics to the left to register for a class.
  6. Complete the 2015 season Rules and Scorer Requirements for Coaches (see below)

 

**They will register as a junior member since their birthday falls within a junior age division.

ALL coaches under 18 years of age must have another adult coach on the bench with them at all times.

 


 

RULES AND SCORER CLINIC REQUIREMENTS FOR JUNIOR CLUB COACHES


2014-15 Coaching Requirements   [ INSTRUCTIONS ]   [ Email sent 12-4-14 ]

 

TEAM REQUIREMENTS

Each team must again have a minimum of 2 certified player referees and 2 certified scorers.  It is recommended that each team also have 2 certified line judges.  Certified players will be noted on the roster when the certification requirements have been completed.  Only the certified players may officiate during the team's assigned officiating time.  It would be beneficial to all teams to have more than the minimum number of stated officials.
 

 

PLAYER CLINICS:

GP15_101 - Great Plains Junior Player – REFEREE

This clinic is for Junior club players who want to fulfill the referee requirement for this season.  The clinic consists of four modules.  R1, R2, Line judge, and Jr Signals.  To complete the clinic, you must take all modules.  Your membership will be updated upon completion and the acknowledgment will show on the team roster when printed.  You will see a ‘Y’ under the ref column on the roster.

 

GP15_102 - Great Plains Junior Player – SCORER

This clinic is for Junior club players who want to fulfill the scorer requirement for this season.  The clinic consists of three modules.  Scoring Basics, Deciding Set and Libero Tracker.  To complete the clinic, you must take all modules.  Your membership will be updated upon completion and the acknowledgment will show on the team roster when printed.  You will see a ‘Y’ under the Score column on the roster.

 

COACH CLINIC:

GP15_103 - Great Plains Junior CLUB COACH

This clinic is for all Junior Club Coaches who want to fulfill the Rules and Scorer clinic requirement for this season.  Your membership will be updated upon completion and the acknowledgment will show on the team roster when printed.  You will only see a ‘Y’ under the ref column on the roster. (nothing under the Score column)

 

NOTE:  The clinic for the Junior Club Coaches has an age cutoff of 18.  Anyone under 18 should not be able to register for this clinic.  If you are a junior age coach (under 18), you must contact the Region office and we will load the clinic into your record for you.

 

 

All courses, modules or clinics do not need to be completed in one sitting.  You can start and stop each module when necessary.  The module will start where you previously left off.  Your certification will not be complete until you’ve completed all modules listed in your clinic course.

 

If you started a module and need to return to finish, you may go directly to the USA Volleyball Academy

 

After you complete the Rules & Scorer Clinics, you will receive your coaching badge in the mail.  You must wear your coaching badge while coaching in a tournament in the Great Plains Region.

 

 


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