Certification for Coaches & Officials

Review and visit our resources on how to become a certified coach or official for our games.

Coaching Certification and Information

Coaching Certification (PDF) from Capital Region BOCES

Section VII – Coaching Certification

Please find all the resources for coaching certifications at NFHS. Click here to begin and select New York State.

Visit NFHS Learn.

Also view CPR First Aid Requirements 8-2016

NYSED Coaching Pathway

Officials Certification

Section VII – Become an Official

Begin the Application Process for becoming an official at our games by visiting the National Federation of State High School Associations website for Officials. This application process will get you started in becoming a licensed High School Official.

Consider the many benefits of becoming a high school official:

  • Help teach and support the youth in your community
  • Continue to develop leadership skills
  • Give back to the sport that has given so much to you
  • Stay in good physical condition
  • Earn extra income
  • Help make sure your home state always has enough qualified officials
  • Section VII Officials’ Fee Schedule