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Athletic Directors and Coaches

The DCSAA is committed to best services possible to the Athletic Directors and Coaches of the District in order to support them in maintaining high performing athletic programs for our District student athletes. 

 

The portals described below contain necessary information for Athletic Directors and Coaches regarding data submission, DCSAA rules and policies, submission of waiver and transfer exceptions, and coach certification requirements. 

 

In order to access Athletic Director and Coach member portals and other non-public sections of our website, you will need to become a site member.  Instructions for this process are linked below. 


Joining DCSAA Website Portals

The instructional documents linked to the right cover three important processes that will allow you to make full use of this website. 

  • Join the site - This will allow you to receive important updates and access some non-public parts of the site. 
  • Join DCSAA portals - This will allow you to join respective athletic director and coach portals. 
  • Edit online forms - This will show you how to go back to forms that you have started and make changes. 

DCSAA Athletic Director and Coach Member Portals

Athletic Director Member Portal

If you are a DCSAA member school athletic director, please complete the following registration to gain access to your member portal. Along with access to the portal, you will be able to receive information and updates from the DCSAA specific to athletic directors.

Coach Member Portal

If you are a DCSAA member school coach, please complete the following registration to gain access to your member portal. Along with access to the portal, you will be able to receive information and updates from the DCSAA specific to coaches.                                                       

Certification Requirements for Coaches

Beginning at the start of the 2019-20 School Year fall athletic season, ALL DCSAA member school coaches and athletic directors must be certified by the DCSAA.  

Certification will require that coaches and athletic directors obtain and submit documentation for the following:

  • First Aid, CPR, AED Certification
  • NFHS Concussion in Sports Online Course
  • NFHS Heat Illness Prevention Online Course
  • At least five (5) continuing education hours every two (2) years. 

 Details for the continuing education requirement can be found in the Coach and Athletic Director Member Portals. 


Professional Development Opportunities

The DCSAA encourages our athletic directors and coaches to be life learners and participate in professional development opportunities. Please check our our calendar regularly for learning and development opportunities that may be of interest to you. 



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