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COACHES CERTIFICATION:

USA FOOTBALL / AMERICAN SPORTS EDUCATION PROGRAM (ASEP)

To receive certifications, coaches must complete either ASEP or USA Football online training, complete the test with a passing score, and successfully pass a PGCBGC background check.

All ASEP and USA Football Training and Background Checks will be completed online ONLY

ASEP INSTRUCTIONS

1.) Go to www.asep.com

2.) Hover your mouse over "Youth" near the top of the screen

3.) Click "View My Organization’s Coaching Education Requirements"

4.) Choose the Letter "P"

5.) Scroll down to the bottom and click on Prince George’s County Boys and Girls Club

6.) Choose the course of the sport that you intend to coach by clicking on the corresponding online course icon.

USA FOOTBALL INSTRUCTIONS (FLAG/ TACKLE FOOTBALL ONLY)

1.) Go to www.http://login.usafootball.com/login

Need an USA Football Account, Register here: http://usafootball.com/register

PROMO CODES:

You must use your club’s promo code during registration and renewal of your Coach Membership so your commissioner can see when you are certified and to receive the discounted Heads Up Football® rate on your Coach Membership.)

Contact the PGCBGC Administrative offices 301-446-6800 to receive your club’s code

2.) Once registration is completed. Coaches are required to complete the Level 1 Tackle Certification course here http://www2.usafootball.com/course_list/index

Have questions? Contact the USA Football Member Services team at 1-877-5-FOOTBALL

(1-877-536-6822) or visit the Help Desk: https://helpdesk.usafootball.com/hc/en-us

2016 USA HEADS UP LEVEL 1 Changes

The changes to the HUF Level-1 Certification include:

Entirely new Learning Management System (LMS) and presentation of the material

Level 1 Tackle Certification will be made up THREE courses: Fundamentals of Coaching,

Player Health & Safety, Blocking and Tackling Skills

With the Certification divided into three courses, USA Football can more quickly deliver courses and it allows flexibility for coaches to take the courses in the order they prefer and at their own pace

All youth coaches will take the full Level 1 Tackle Certification including all three courses – there is no Recertification Quiz in 2016

BACKGROUND CHECK INSTRUCTIONS

1.) Go to www.ncsisafe.com

2.) Click on "Start Your Background Screening Now" near the bottom of the screen

3.) Enter Self Registration Number: 56790595

4.) Enter your information as requested

5.) Provide legal authorization and certification

6.) The background check can take up to 10 business days so please make sure to give yourself adequate time

 

ATTENTION NEW PAYMENTS ONLINE:

PGCBGC now offers online payments options for membership registrations and other county fees.  Clubs can go to www.pgcbgc.com to set up your club’s account.

For assistance or online invoice please contact: President Rian Jackson email: president@pgcbgc.com

Please check under this section (Coaches Info) for important information that is necessary for you to coach our PGCBGC teams.  You can use the following links or use the buttons on the left sidebar under the Coaches Info Button.

MANDATORY
 

 
Pass Background Check!
Pass Coaching Certification Training & Test!
Receive PGCBGC ID Badge!
Receive PGCBGC Player IDs!
Submit Rosters!
Check your Rosters!
Report Your Scores!
 


All Coaches and Assistant Coaches MUST have passed a Background Check and Coaching Certification and Training Test (including the ASEP or USA Football Test) before they are allowed to coach.  Once completed, you can apply for your santioned PGCBGC  Coaches ID Badge that must be worn at all times while on the field.

This must be taken care of before your season begins.  You will NOT be allowed to coach WITHOUT your PGCBGC ID Badge.

Coaches cannot be on the field or court without a PGCBGC issued Official Photo ID Badge.

To obtain a PGCBGC Official Photo ID Badge- 

All Coaches MUST:

  • pass the ASEP/ USA Football course & test
  • have a  completed BACKGROUND CHECK
  • obtain an Official Photo ID BADGE from the PGCBGC office

Coaches are responsible for making sure all players on a team are registered and have been issued an PGCBGC issued Official Laminated ID Card (Yellow Card).  

Your Players MUST:

  • have an Official Laminated ID CARD
  • be on your team roster

Please follow the appropriate steps to avoid confusion or the possibility of a forfeited game or season.

Submit your Scores

Submit Scores

Report Your Scores!


COACHES 
Following your game, please report your game scores to our Scorekeeper via EMAIL or PHONE-IN available on a 24 hour schedule.  


EMAIL:   scorekeeper@pgparks.com
VOICE MAIL:   301-446-6828

REMEMBER
It is important for each coach to report your score as soon as possible in order for our Standings to be updated correctly.