Athletic Coaching Courses

Athletic Coaching Training (COSER 509)

CA BOCES operates an NYSED approved in-service program designed to provide the three necessary courses necessary for Certified Teachers and Non-Teachers. CA BOCES is also a NYSED approved provider of these courses in an online format. CA BOCES is also an approved provider of First Aid and CPR/AED training in New York State.

The certification courses required by the State Education Department are: “Principles, Philosophy & Organization of Athletics”, Health Related Aspects of Coaching”, and “Theories & Techniques of Coaching”. The curriculum for these courses consists of the required 120 hours of instructional time. Our courses are offered annually in traditional course and/or online formats. Our schedule of course offerings is listed below.

There are many other requirements for athletic coaching and certification as outlined in the chart below, and depends on the existing qualifications of the individual seeking certification. The CA BOCES Regional Teacher Certification Officer (Candy Rose, 716-376-8374) and your Athletic Director can guide you through the process of meeting New York State’s athletic coaching requirements. Complete guidelines for coaching requirements can be found at the New York State Education Department website.

Also offered as part of this service are approved First Aid, CPR and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) training. Both initial and refresher courses are taught in First Aid and CPR courses according to the new State regulations and on a needed basis. Scheduled courses are listed below.

For further information/registration, contact Mary Gilbert: mary_gilbert@caboces.org or (716) 376-8227.

Athletic Coaching Course Requirements in New York State

CourseCertified TeachersNon-Teacher Coaches
Certified Physical Education TeachersOther Certified TeachersTemporary Coaching License ($50 each)Professional Coaching Certificate (by year 5) ($50)
Initial Temporary Coaching License1st Renewal Temporary Coaching License2nd – 4th Renewal Temporary Coaching License
Concussion Course (every two years)♦♦♦♦
DASA Training♦♦♦♦
Fingerprinting♦♦♦♦
SED Approved First Aid Course♦♦♦♦
SED Approved CPR/AED Course♦♦♦♦
Child Abuse Recognition Course♦♦♦♦
School Violence Prevention Course♦♦♦♦
Completion of Principles, Philosophy, and Organization of Athletics Course (Traditional or Online)♦
within 2 years of coaching appointment
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Completion of Health Sciences Applied to Coaching Course (Traditional or Online)♦
within 5 years of coaching appointment
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Completion of Theory & Techniques of Coaching Course (Tradition or Online)♦
within 5 years of coaching appointment
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Verification of Three Years of Coaching Experience♦

Links to Requirements

  • Concussion Course  (free online course)
  • DASA Training (6 hours, CA BOCES and online, free to member districts)
  • Fingerprinting: Call (877) 472-6915 ($102)
  • First Aid: CABOCES (12 hours initial, 5.5 hours update, free to member districts)
  • CPR/AED: CABOCES (2.5 hours initial, 1.5 hours update, free to member districts)
  • Child Abuse Recognition (2 hours, free online course)
  • School Violence Prevention (2 hours, $23 online course)
  • Philosophy, Principles, and Organizaiton of Athletics Course: CABOCES or Online (45 hours, free to member districts)
  • Health Sciences Applied to Coaching Course: CABOCES or Online (45 hours, free to member districts)
  • Theory & Techniques of Coaching Course: CABOCES or Online (30 hours, free to member districts)
  • Coaching Licenses (Temporary/Professional): TEACH Online System ($50 each)

Athletic Coaching Course (provided by CABOCES) Schedule

Course Title and InstructorLocationDatesTimes
Philosophy, Principles, and Organization of Athletics

Instructor: Mark Crino
OnlineCourse Begins 10/21/19.

Registration Deadline 10/18/19.

Minimum of 5 participants needed in order for this course to be offered at this time. Maximum of 15 participants allowed.
15 weeks/45 hours
Health Sciences Applied to Coaching

Instructor: Bonnie Smith
OnlineCourse Begins 10/21/19.

Registration Deadline 10/18/19.

Minimum of 5 participants needed in order for this course to be offered at this time. Maximum of 15 participants allowed.
15 weeks/45 hours
Theory & Techniques of Coaching

Instructor: Jon Beardsley
OnlineCourse Begins 10/21/19.

Registration Deadline 10/18/19.

Minimum of 5 participants needed in order for this course to be offered at this time. Maximum of 15 participants allowed.
10 week/30 hours
First Aid and CPR/AED: Initial

Instructor: Mark Crino
TBATBA3pm - 9pm
First Aid: Update

Instructor: Mark Crino
Olean BOCES CTE CenterTBA4pm - 9:30pm
First Aid and CPR/AED: Initial

Instructor: Mark Crino
TBATBA3pm - 7pm
CPR/AED : Update

Instructor: Mark Crino
Olean BOCES CTE CenterTBA6pm - 7:30pm