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Lutz Chiefs Youth Football and Cheer

Coaches, Team Parents and Board Members

Anyone volunteering as a Board Member, Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Jr Coach or Team Parent interacting with players must complete the FYD Pop Warner Volunteer Registration process. There is strict adherence to this process for the safety of all participants. You must complete a background check as well as the specific training to the sport you are volunteering with.

You must have a badge if you will be in direct contact with children or if you need access to the Practice or Game field.


Photo
Photos should be a square clear headshot and will be used for your badge. No glasses or hats. Email your photo to either the football or cheer director.

Background Check - $34
After you submit your application we will receive a notification after your background check clears, so you don't have to do anything more here. 
https://opportunities.averity.com/Index.aspx?uid=98807


YCADA Cheer Certification 
After you complete your training, email your certification to either the football or cheer director.
https://www.ycada.org/y101pw-course

USA Football Certification
After you complete your training, , email your certification to either the football or cheer director.
https://usafootball.com/development-training/certification/

Southeast Region Pop Warner Training
Training for 2021 hasn't been released yet and isn't required for 2020 Spring Tackle.
You will need to complete this by August 1, 2021 and email your certification to either the football or cheer director..

https://www.southeastpopwarner.com/Default.aspx?tabid=1581219


How do it register to volunteer/coach?

1. Login to Sports Connect (top right button on this site).
2. Click the button on the left menu that says "VOLUNTEER".
3. Click the "FIND VOLUNTEER ROLES" button in the top right hand corner. 
4. Click the "Sign Up" button next to the position you're interested in. If you'd like to coach a different team from what your athlete is registered for, click "Show More" at the bottom. 
Note to Board Members: It doesn't matter what team you select.
5. Click Continue
6. Select the person you are signing up (yourself or family member).
7. Upload your photo
8. Fill out the information.
9. Click Continue at the bottom

You're all set. Now get the rest of your training requirements complete and email the certifications to your cheer/football director. See the positions below for more information on what is required for each position. 


HEAD COACHES
Must be 21 years old by August 1st (2020 for Spring Tackle, 2021 for Fall Tackle, 2021 for Cheer/Dance)
Can only be rostered as Head Coach on one team

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Tiny-Mite/6U Football]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Tiny-Mite Training
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101 (good for 2 years)
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Competitive Edge program (recommended, but not required)

ASSISTANT COACHES
Must be 18 years old by August 1st (2020 for Spring Tackle, 2021 for Fall Tackle, 2021 for Cheer/Dance)

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Tiny-Mite/6U Football]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Tiny-Mite Training
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101 (good for 2 years)
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Competitive Edge program (recommended, but not required)

COACH TRAINEE (aka Jr Coach)
16-17 years old by August 1, 2021 

Qualifications (Applies to Cheer Only)
-- At least two seasons prior Cheer/Dance experience.
-- The oldest girl on the team assisting must be at least 2 years younger.
-- The Coach Trainer may be used to demonstrate moves, techniques and may teach words to cheers. He/she is not allowed to coach or conduct a practice.

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Parent Consent Form
-- Physical (Medical/Physical Release Form)
-- Proof of Age (Driver's License, Passport or Birth Certificate)
-- Scholastic Eligibility (Report Card)
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101 (good for 2 years)

STUDENT DEMONSTRATOR (aka Student Coach) - Cheer Only
Must 15 years old by August 1, 2021 or 14 if on a High School Cheer/Dance Team

Qualifications (Applies to Cheer Only)
-- At least two seasons prior Cheer/Dance experience.
-- The oldest girl on the team assisting must be at least 2 years younger.
-- The Coach Trainer may be used to demonstrate moves, techniques and may teach words to cheers. He/she is not allowed to coach or conduct a practice. 
-- Rostered participant may not also be Student Demonstrator.

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Parent Consent Form
-- Physical (Medical/Physical Release Form)
-- Proof of Age (Driver's License, Passport or Birth Certificate)
-- Scholastic Eligibility (Report Card)
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101 (good for 2 years) 

EQUIPMENT MANAGER
Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training: Southeast Region Weigh Master Training Football

TEAM PARENT
Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Team Parent Training
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Tiny-Mite/6U Football]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Tiny-Mite Training
-- Training [Cheer]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101 (good for 2 years)

TRAINER
If no dedicated trainer, each team must at least one coach has current Red Cross Certificate in Community CPR and First Aid (or equivalent) or the P.R.E.P.A.R.E Course by the National Center for Sport Safety (www.sportssafety.org) 

Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [Football]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Cheer/Dance]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101 (good for 2 years)

BOARD MEMBER
Registration Requirements
-- Photo
-- Background Check
-- Training [FB/CH Director & anyone on field]: Southeast Region Pop Warner Certification
-- Training [FB Director & anyone on field]: USA Football Heads Up Football program (good for 1 year)
-- Training [Cheer Director]: YCADA Coaches' Education and Testing PW 101 (good for 2 years)
-- Training [Cheer Director]: YCADA Coaches' Competitive Edge program (recommended, but not required)

Lutz Chiefs Youth Football and Cheer

656 West Lutz Lake Fern Road 
Lutz, Florida 33548
Phone : 813-777-3144
Email : [email protected]
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