One of the essential functions of coaches and team managers is to manage team communications with players and their families. If you are a coach or team manager, SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Coaches and Team Managers to help you use our website and mobile app to efficiently and effectively communicate and manage your teams.
What is required to be a qualified and certified coach for boys and girls youth coaches?
(Waukesha Lacrosse Club reimburses its coaching staff for their US Lacrosse Coach Membership, background check, and required online and in-person instructional clinics. Please contact one of the directors listed below for more information.)
Steps to becoming a US Lacrosse Level 1 Coach:
1) Obtain a US Lacrosse Coach Membership
Required FIRST year and renewed every year.
When obtaining your US Lacrosse COACH Membership, register under the group:
Wisconsin Chapter of US Lacrosse.
2) Obtain a NCSI background check through US Lacrosse
Required FIRST year and renewed every OTHER year.
3) Level 1 Online Course (Men's or Women's)
Required FIRST year
4) *Level 1 Instructional Clinic (Men's or Women's)
*MAYLA does allow a first year coach to be a QUALIFIED Coach which is good for 12 months and requires all steps listed with the exception of the Level 1 Instructional In Person Clinic.
5) **PCA "Double Goal Coach 1: Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons"
**Required FIRST Year (Online or In Person)
If Item 4) Level 1 Instructional Clinic IS attended - this requirement may be included in the in person Instructional Clinic. If Item 4) Level 1 Instructional Clinic is NOT attended as a first year coach - this requirement must be satisfied through an ONLINE course.
6) BOY'S ONLY: Online Course: "How to Make Proper Contact"
(Required FIRST year)
US Lacrosse Instructions website links:
How to obtain Level I Certification CEP Level I
Any questions please contact:
Andrew Morrison, Youth Boys Coaching Director or Allisun Caproon, Youth Boys Director
Kelley Langkamp, Youth Girls Coaching Director
See WLC Board Members page to contact one of the directors.
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Keep connected to your team. Quickly check schedules and team updates, plus message other members on your team and receive heads-up from athletes about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.
Easily add and edit athlete info, manage schedules, and message team members
Send a message to an individual member, selected members, or the entire team directly from TeamCenter or from the SportsEngine mobile app
Basic Team Management
Perform basic tasks using the Team Page Team Management functionality
Add additional email addresses to a non-member's profile in order to be able to include all athletes in team communications
Manage RSVPs for each athlete within your team’s TeamCenter or within the SportsEngine mobile app
Do you import your game schedules from a third party scheduler or create them manually on your team page? This article explains how to add RSVPs to those games and events after they are imported.
Review help articles about how coaches interact with TeamCenter and the SportsEngine mobile app
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