Coach certification is now open for the 2021-22 season. There is a new study guide/handbook to help coaches prepare for the certification requirements.
In its eighth year, USQ’s coach certification program educates team leaders on key policies their team needs to know about in order to have a successful season with the league. The program also includes concussion recognition and anti-racism training.
To become a certified coach, individuals must:
Additionally, to participate in official and sanctioned events under stage 3, all certified coaches must be fully vaccinated or approved for an exemption, per USQ’s return to play guidelines. Instructions on affirming vaccination status are available here.
Coach certification is due 24 hours before a team’s first official event, the same as the roster submission deadline.
Teams will be able to view the status of coach requirements via a tracking spreadsheet that will be available soon.
To help coaches prepare for the USQ policy quiz, the leadership development team has created a study guide/handbook. It covers key USQ policies to be aware of and the responsibilities of a certified coach.