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We are always looking for quality youth football coaches who have a desire to give back to the game of football and give something back to the kids in our community. Football experience, time dedication, character and integrity are a must.  If you would like to volunteer your time and knowledge as a youth football coach, please let us know. The registration is online using the same method to sign-up players.

Coaching Responsibilities:
-Provide an enjoyable experience. 
Sports should be fun. Even if nothing else is accomplished, make certain your players have fun.
-Provide a safe experience. You are responsible for planning and teaching activities in such a way that the progression between activities minimizes risks.
-Teach basic skills. In becoming a coach, you take on the role of educator. You must teach all of your players the fundamental skills and strategies necessary for success in the sport of football.

Please complete the below requirements:  

1. 2021 Youth Coach Certification through USA Football

Youth Coach Certification

Coaches can access the certification by following the steps below.

  • Go to USA Football Certification
  • Click on "Get Certified"
  • Type in promo code: OREGONCITYYF21
  • Finalize purchase
  • Launch Certification

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The Youth Coach Certification is currently a four-hour course, and will cover the following topics.  The recertification quiz will take 30-45 minutes.
  • Health and Safety
  • Coaching 101 (one time only)
  • Anti-Abuse Training (every other year)
  • Football Development Model
  • Youth Contact (for contact coaches only)

The cost for the Youth Coach Certification is $15 per coach this season.  

If you have any questions about registration, you may contact Mike Cuzzone at 630-433-6697 or email


Mike Cuzzone
USA Football | Manager, Consulting Sales
(P) 630-433-6697
45 N. Pennsylvania St. #800 | Indianapolis, IN 46204


2. Complete First Aid and CPR

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Two coaches from each team need to be First Aid and CPR Certified. This certification is typically good for 2 years. If you are already First Aid and/or CPR certified, please provide a copy of your current Certification(s). If you are not certified and are interested in getting certified, there are several different websites that offer a 2 year certification. You can try, or Please pay for the training and provide a receipt for reimbursement. You may send copies of your certification or card (front and back if applicable) to OCYFA, PO Box 1942, Oregon City, OR 97045 or send via email to

Link: NFHS

Since 1920, The National Federation of State High School Associations has led the development of education-based interscholastic sports and activities that help students succeed in their lives. The NFHS builds awareness and support, improves the participation experience, establishes consistent standards and rules for competition, and helps those who oversee high school sports and activities. The NFHS publishes playing rules in 16 sports for boys and girls competition.

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