The High School Certification program will cover building your coaching values, professionalism with a youth team, inclusion, player leadership, Spirit of the Game (and self-officiating), and building a more efficient practice using the American Development Model.
Coaches of teams at any level and leaders in the ultimate community are encouraged to attend. To register you must have an active coach level membership.
Women’s Rebate Program
You may be eligible for a rebate for the clinic fee IF you complete the coach certification process after this clinic and meet one of the following requirements:
You are a woman coaching a team at any USA Ultimate sanctioned event.
You are male coaching a mixed or women’s team at a USA Ultimate sanctioned event.
You must be on the roster as the coach and not playing on the team you are coaching to be eligible.
For more information please visit the USA Ultimate website.
If you meet the criteria, you can apply using this Google Form. Please only submit once all of the criteria have been met. Reimbursements are sent out quarterly (roughly).
Clinic Refund Policy
If you cannot attend a clinic you registered for you can 1) request a full refund for a clinic or 2) transfer your registration to another already scheduled clinic. Contact the Youth and Education Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least one business day before the clinic you are registered for. If you do not notify USAU before the clinic, your request for a refund or re-scheduling may be denied.
The High School clinic focuses on coaching philosophy and some fundamentals of coaching. It is not a skills and/or tactics clinic. The clinic is highly participatory; this is not a sit and be lectured to clinic. You will need to come prepared to be introspective and share! The topics covered in the three hour 15 minute are:
Spirit of the Game/Self-Officiating
Player Leadership and Team Culture
Practice and Long-Term Athlete Development