General tips, resources and documents for CYO coaches.
|COVID-19 General Guidelines & Best Practices|
In order to be prepared for the fall season, please download and read the general changes that will apply to all CYO sports.
|COVID-19 Athlete Monitoring Form|
Head coaches are responsible for monitoring their athletes for symptoms of COVID-19 at all games and practices. The monitoring form must be completed at the start of each game or practice.
If an athlete answers YES to any of the questions, they MUST be sent home.
|COVID-19 Release Form|
All CYO coaches must download and complete this COVID-19 release form before the beginning of the season.
If an incident occurs at a practice or a game, please complete our online form.
Incidents can range from player injury to adult conduct. Let us know what happened so we can let the leaders of those involved know as well.
Who needs an Eligibility Request Form? Use the Fact Sheet to find out.
The Eligibility Request Form is to be used for one individual athlete seeking permission to play on another member’s team.
The Eligibility Group Form is only to be used for a group of athletes from the same CYO member seeking permission to play on another member’s team.
|Updated COVID-19 Pre-Participation Form|
The pre-participation form is to be completed and submitted to the athletic director before the athlete is eligible to participate in a practice or game.
The form contains the physical, release form and emergency medical authorization information.
The complete pre-participation form is valid for thirteen months from the date of the physician’s signature.
Looking for what section your parish or school is in? Download the section assignments list.
If you did not attend one of the mandatory winter season coaches meetings from October 28 through October 30, you must complete the Catholic Coaching Essentials course online. Once you complete the course, you must submit your completion certificate to the CYO office in order to receive your coaching credentials. Find more details regarding the course, cost and certificate submission here:
If a team does not have enough players for a game or match, a guest player may be moved from another team with the following restrictions:
The guest player:
If this situation applies to your team, please click contact CYO Athletic Administrator Mary Ann King.
Coaches must have the Team ID to complete this form. Contact your parish athletic director for a copy of your team roster form or to have them give you the team ID number.
We recommend the following online resources to CYO coaches looking for more training:
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