Welcome to the coaching certification process for Columbus Academy!
The following requirements from the OHSAA and Columbus Academy must be completed prior to the start of the season:
- OHSAA Fundamentals of Coaching Training Course
- PAV/PAP First Aid Course
- CPR Training Course
- Concussion Course
- Fingerprinting/Background Check
- Van Driver Certification
- Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training/Lindsay's Law (using your SAFE account)
*For the 2019-20 seasons, coaches will need to create a new account to login to any of the links above relating to the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).
All recertification and other necessary forms can be accessed here.
Once all courses are completed, each coach needs to set up a SAFE account on the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) website at: https://safe.ode.state.oh.us/portal
Follow the prompts to complete the process for your coaching permit. Please bring in copies of your paperwork for reimbursements.
Questions? Please contact Maureen Belcher in our athletic office at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-509-2253