For Coaches and Staff
2017-2018 Everett Public Schools Coaches Information
Mandatory Pre-Season Coaches MeetingsAll paid and volunteer coaches will attend a pre-season meeting.
High school coaches: Tuesday, August 15, 7PM at the District CRC OR Monday, August 28, 5PM at Cascade High School Cafeteria
Middle school coaches: Shoreline Center will host the September 13 meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13: Football, Cross Country, Softball, Volleyball, Boys/Girls Basketball
Monday, February 12 (TBD): Wrestling
Monday, March 19 (Shoreline): Track and FieldWIAA Required Training**Football Coach Training: ALL middle and high school football coaches are to be trained in the proper fitting of equipment, heat and hydration, sudden cardiac arrest, concussion management, and proper blocking/tackling techniques BEFORE they can participate in practices this fall. An educational opportunity is being held at Snohomish High School on Monday, August 14 at 4:30 p.m. All paid and volunteer coaches must be trained every 3 years. Register for the August 14 event via this link:https://goo.gl/forms/Y9ALO6yMof7uajxv1.
*Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) & Signs and Symptoms of Concussion: Every two years coaches (paid and volunteer) must be educated on SCA and Concussions. All coaches will take the free SCA and Concussion management course on-line at www.nfhslearn.com. Upon successful completion of the course you will send a copy of your certificate to the District Athletic Office. The WIAA offers this training through the on-line rules clinic process as well. Take care of this before your season gets underway. If you completed it last year you are good to go. If in doubt, do it again.
*On-line rules clinics: All high school head coaches must complete their on-line rules clinics early in their season. Middle school and high school assistant coaches are strongly encouraged to complete rules clinics as well. If you need help setting up an account on the WIAA website, contact the athletics office. The following are the deadline dates for each season: Fall – September 10; Winter – December 3; Spring – March 18.
*Fundamentals of Coaching course: To meet WIAA education requirements, coaches new to Everett will complete the Fundamentals of Coaching course at www.nfhslearn.com. This course costs $40. Upon completion the coach will print a copy of the certificate of completion and send it to the district athletic office. At that time a reimbursement check will be prepared and sent to the coach within 30 days.
District Required Training (List)
These required trainings are accessed through the district's professional development system, SafeSchools. When on the SafeSchools homepage, enter your employee ID number and select log-in. From there you will be directed to the next page which will ask for a password. This password is also your employee number.
*Blood-borne pathogens/Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying: All coaches must review this information annually. An email will be sent to you from Human Resources to remind you to complete the on-line training.
*Boundary Invasion: Required of all employees at time of hire and every three years there after.
*First Aid/CPR: All paid and volunteer coaches are required to renew their First Aid/CPR certification every two years. You can find the District’s offerings of First Aid/CPR on the Everett Public School’s Professional Development system, ERO. Classes fill quickly so please plan ahead. Your expiration date can be obtained by accessing your professional development transcript via ERO (process).
For Log-In Assistance:
1. Access the Professional Development page and select 'Register for classes in ERO to view the course catalog.'
2. Log-in to the site using these directions. Your user name is your employee ID number WITHOUT the leading zero (0). Your password is your employee ID number WITH the leading zero (0). Contact athletics if you need help.
3. Choose courses using this process.
+Type II Driver License: All coaches are encouraged to get their Type II Driver Certification so that they can drive students to athletic events. The class if offered on-line through the district’s professional development portal: www.everettsd.org/profdev. Search for Type II Certification. Contact the transportation department at 425-385-4144 if you have questions.
Coaches Education Hours
As you accumulate your education hours, submit copies of verification forms to Danielle in Athletics on a regular basis. We report our compliance to the WIAA every spring but please do not wait until the last minute to submit your information. Remember, volunteer coaches must meet WIAA requirements as well.
Fall high school requests are due to the athletics office no later than Friday, August 26. Use this link to access the forms: Transportation Request Form. IT IS THE COACH’S RESPONSIBILITY TO BE SURE ALL TRIPS ARE COVERED. Robert Polk will take care of the middle school requests.
Athletic Facility Use
Complete a facility use request and submit it to your building athletic coordinator if you plan to use your facility after 5:30 p.m. weekdays or on weekends. Our supportive community will be using our facilities when we are not.Pre-season team/parent meetings REQUIREDAll middle and high school head coaches are required to host a pre-season parent information meeting. An outline for a pre-season parent meeting is included as an attachment. Use the outline as a guide and add items for your meeting agenda. Link to outline
To be a volunteer coach, the following must take place:
- Be approved by the district BEFORE working with teams and athletes. Apply on-line
- Meet with the building athletic director before working with teams and athletes.
- Meet WIAA coaches education requirements including first aid/CPR certified.
- Head coaches will be selective about who volunteers.
TechnologyRank One: All middle and high school athletes will register for athletics through Rank One (https://everettschools.rankonesport.com). Direct prospective athletes and their families to this site.
Everett Athletic Awards Night
Next year’s event to honor our district’s student athletes will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Everett High School. All coaches are strongly encouraged to attend this event with two underclass athletes per team. The athletes appreciate the support and it builds a positive image in the community. Please dress appropriately. Do not wear shorts, blue jeans, t-shirts or hats. The honored athletes dress very well for this event. Coaches should also.