Registration Opens on October 15, 2023!
Please read the information below regarding the certifications need by the town of Little Ferry in order to be a volunteer coach. The RUTGERS CERT is a lifetime certification. The other certification links are posted below and are video course that don't take much time and very easy to complete, watch the video and answer a few questions at the end.. PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT ALL THREE MUST BE COMPLETED TO COACH.
RUTGERS Safety CertificationIf you have already taken this course in the past you are exempt because as stated above this certificate is lifetime. Please show proof that you have your RUTGERS CERT.
The two dates and times for the Rutgers training are:Sunday 2/20/2022 from 9am to noon (limited to 20 people first come first serve)
Sunday 3/6/2022 from 9am to noon. ALL TRAINING will be held at the Little Ferry Borough Hall.
Please reserve your spot ASAP by contacting League Contacts.
Video Certifications Must be completed by 2/21. Each video course will produce a certificate at the completion of the course. Please email your certificate to League Contact/League President/Safety Officer
Borough of Little Ferry ordinanceREQUIRED TRAINING: I. Coaches Certification Course for Volunteer Coaches A. All Coaches are required to take the American Sport Education Program (ASEP-which is a Division of Human Kinetics) 3 hour Coaches Certification Course. This course complies with the New Jersey State Little League Law P.L. 1988, Chapter 87 (N.J.S.A. C.2A:62A-6) which provides volunteer athletic coaches, managers, and officials for non-profit sports teams or team in league affiliated with County of Municipal Recreation Departments with immunity from liability unless willful, wanton, or grossly negligent. This course will include information on Being a Coach, Preparing for Game Day & Coaching Safety and is offered seasonal. 1. Any individual that does not comply with this policy is not authorized and shall not be assigned to or involved with any of the sanctioned program or activities. 2. Any Coach who has already completed the Coaches Certification for Volunteer Coaches may submit a copy of their certification to waive this requirement. 3. Dates for Coaches Certification will be provided by the Safety Coordinator. There is no cost for the course.
Any questions please direct them to our league's safety officer and/or League President.