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Coaches Certification Program - Elementary
Prior to coaching a practice or a game at a parish elementary school in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, all coaches must have a CYO Certification Card. You may not coach without completing the items below.
The following are required to obtain a CYO Certification Card:
  1. A signed Archdiocese of Los Angeles Coach’s Code of Conduct Form (available below).
  2. A Verification Form (available below) signed by the school principal, which indicates that the coach has completed VIRTUS training and that the coach has been fingerprinted and the criminal record summary has been received.
  3. A $25 processing fee payable to the CYO.
  4. Completion of a Play Like A Champion Today Coaches Training Workshop.
Visit the CYO site for more information
All volunteers who work regularly in a supervisory role with children or youth must be fingerprinted. Information on fingerprinting schedule and locations is published monthly.