Thank you for your interest in the Public Schools of Tarrytowns District athletic program. In order to provide quality coaches for secondary school student athletes, The New York State Public High School Association has established standards required of all coaches, volunteer and paid.
Please forward a resume and letter of intent to:
Ms. Denise M. Kiernan, CAA
Director of Health, Physical Education & Athletics
Public Schools of the Tarrytowns
Sleepy Hollow High School
210 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591
NYS Coaching Certification
Please note: all non-teacher coaches MUST have a valid license as per New York State coaching regulations. If you are a non-teacher coach, please review the forms and information below and direct your questions or correspondence to the Athletic Office.
As of July 1, 2009, all applications for coaching licenses are exclusively processed online via the web site.
NFHS Pathway NEW!
Application information - apply via the NYS TEACH website
- Directions - Step-by-step instructions for navigating the online application.
- Coaching Experience Sheet - Print and complete; MUST accompany all Professional Coaching Certificate applications.
- Course Equivalent Application - Print and complete; send to NYS for evaluation.
Coaching courses (click link(s) below for schedules and additional information)
- State-approved CPR/First Aid courses for coaching certification
- Coaching CPR/First Aid Courses
- Coaching Courses
- School Violence Prevention/Child Abuse Workshops
- DASA Training
- Fingerprinting (updated 8/2015)
A Non-certified teacher, must complete the following to coach in New York State:
Fingerprinting (BOCES) - CLICK HERE
Fingerprinting clearance through NYS Education Department - CLICK HERE
Current First Aid certification (valid for 3 years) - CLICK HERE
Current CPR/AED (valid for 1 year) - CLICK HERE
Child Abuse Course. Available and on-line (fee) or NYS on-line class (free) - CLICK HERE
Violence Prevention & Intervention (SAVE) workshop. Available through BOCES and on-line - CLICK HERE
Completion of DASA Certification Training (6 hour course) in Bullying and Harassment - CLICK HERE
Completed Temporary Coaches license. Done through NYS TEACH. Renewed annually. CLICK HERE
Completion of Philosophy, Principles, and Organization of Athletics in Education course within two (2) years of initial appointment. Available through BOCES and on-line -
CLICK HERE FOR ON LINE
CLICK HERE FOR CLASSES OFFERED AT BOCES
CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL ON LINE COACHING COURSES
Complete Health Science Applied to Coaching and the Theory and Techniques of Coaching (sport specific) course within three (3) years of initial appointment. Available through BOCES and on-line.
Teacher Coaches (excluding Physical Education) must complete the following to coach in New York State:
Current first aid certification (valid for 3 years)
Current CPR/AED (valid for 1 year)
Completion of Philosophy, Principles, and Organization of Athletics in Education course within two (2) years of initial appointment.
Complete Health Science Applied to Coaching and the Theory and Techniques of Coaching (sport specific) course within three (3) years of initial appointment.
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