Applying To Coach

Updated Thursday December 22, 2016 by Peachtree Ridge Youth Athletic Association.


Concussion Awareness Certification


Peachtree Ridge Youth Football requires all coaches to complete the concussion training certification.  The certification is free and is good for three years, but must be completed or verified by all coaches prior to their first contest of each season.


USA Football Certification

Make sure to complete your USA Football certification before the first day of evaluations. See your email for more details on registration, training, and the certification process for USA Football.

Applying to Coach at Peachtree Ridge

NOTE:   The USA Football certification program is brand new to our program, therefore, all coaches must complete the NEW certification program not just a re-certification.   Also, all head coaching applicants must have their USA Football Level 1 certification completed before the first registration.  All other coaches have until first day of evaluations.

STEP 1 - Coaching Application for 2015

  1. Download and Complete the Coaching Application.  You will need to upload this when you registration to be a volunteer.  
  2. Apply to be a coach by clicking the image.
  3. After you have completed registering to be a coach, a background check it needed.  A Background Check is only needed for selected coaches.  Those coaches will be notified to complete this process.  

STEP 2 - Concussion Training

Click HERE to complete the Online Training for Concussion Awareness. NOTE: Save a copy of your certificate.   You will have to turn it into your Player Safety Coach.

STEP 3 - USA Football Level 1 Certification

Complete your 2016 USA Football Level 1 Tackle Certification Blaine Youth Football is pleased to be participating in Heads Up Football®, USA Football’s player safety program. A comprehensive method to teaching the sport’s fundamentals in a progressive, age-based approach, Heads Up Football® helps youth football leagues and clubs across the United States ensure a better, safer experience for players, coaches, commissioners and parents.

  1. Already have a USA Football account?
  2. Need to create a USA Football account?

PROMO CODE: TBD  (Will be sent to selcted coaches once code is available.) (You must use the code during registration or renewal of your Coach Account to receive the discounted Heads Up Football® rate and so we can track your certification status.)

  1. Once logged in, obtain Level 1 Tackle Certification by completing these three courses:
  2. Health and Safety
  3. Blocking and Tackling Skills
  4. Coaching Fundamentals

These courses can be accessed here: NOTE: Save a copy of your certificate.   You will have to turn it into your Player Safety Coach.

All coaches must attend the mandatory meetings that will be held before the seasons starts.  You will need to print both certifications and bring them to the classes.  Head coaches have until the first registration to complete the courses.  All other coaches have until the first day of evaluations.  If these are not completed by the due date, a new coach can be assigned or access to the field will not be granted until completion.