Safety: Coach certification

All CYO coaches satisfy background checks and several certifications at the beginning of their coaching career, and others for every season they volunteer. This includes:

  • Background check (conducted by CYO)
  • National Federation of State High Schools (NFHS) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) joint program inĀ Concussion training
  • American Sport Education Program (ASEP) Coaching Essentials course
  • Archdiocese of Portland’s “Called to Protect” program, administered by CYO