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Catholic Charities Corporation Administrative Offices:

7911 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

(216) 334-2900

Coaches Development Program

Rooted in our mission and values, the Coaches Development Program is an informational and educational leadership training program for CYO coaches.

Once an adult accepts the responsibility to coach in CYO Athletics, they also accept the responsibility to maintain a standard for excellence. Every coach, both head and assistant, must attend the Coaches Development Program (CDP) before they begin coaching.

The program includes interactive sessions on the following topics: 

  • Youth Ministry Through Athletics
  • CYO Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Coaching Pedagogy
  • Helping Young Athletes Safely Excel in Sports

Upcoming Fall CDP Sessions

Monday, August 2nd at Urban Community School - 6pm-9pm (Limit 100 people)

Saturday, August 14th at St. Ambrose - 9am-12pm (Limit 100 people)


To register, click the button below. 

Registration will close at 9am on the day of the session. Cost of registration is $35, which may be paid online using a Visa or Mastercard.

Register Now

UH Resources & Video

UH Sports Medicine is proud to partner with the Catholic Youth Organization, providing activities and services for our children and creating a healthier future for families.

The CYO & Sports Medicine PDF, as well as the UH Sports Safety & Injury Prevention video, found below include information and tips for coaches on how to help CYO athletes safely excel in sports. 

Click the button below to download the PDF, and continue scrolling to watch the training video. You may also click on the corresponding button to watch the training on YouTube. 

CYO & Sports Medicine PDF   UH Sports Safety Video

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