Volunteer Requirements

Hillsborough County Florida requires anyone who volunteers in a coaching capacity with children under the age of 18 have certain certifications.  Below is a list of what is required and where to obtain the certifications.

The forms and certifications needed to be a coach or manager on the field are:

NBYB Volunteer Application

  1.   Coaching Certificate. 
  2.   Concussion Certificate.
  3.   CPR / First Aid / AED Certificate.
  4.   Background Check.

Where to obtain these certificates:

  1.   Coaching Certificate.
    • Free option.  Hillsborough County offers all these courses for FREE at 6105 East Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617.  To find out a schedule you can visit their website here.  You can also email hendersonav@HCFLGov.net to get a schedule.  You will need to email this person with your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice for classes as some may be full.  You will receive email confirmation which you must bring to class with you.  They register individuals only, no groups accepted.  Certificates are good for 2 years.
    • $20 Online option - good for 1 year. Go to the NAYS website here to find out more information and to get started.  Take entire course online from anywhere.
  2.   Concussion.
    • Concussion.  FREE.  Go to NAYS (National Alliance for Youth Sports) website here and take course.  Print/save certificate at end.  
  3. CPR / First Aid / AED.
    • ​CPR / First Aid / AED online should take about 30 minutes.
    • FREE.  Go to First Aid for Free website here.  The CPR, First Aid, and AED courses are separate.  Make sure to take each one and print/save the certificate.
    • Cost - $19 to $25.  For combined CPR / First Aid / AED course use any of these websites -  Red Cross, National CPR Foundation, or National Safety Council.  Print/save certificate at end.
  4. Background Check.
    • Managers and coaches must perform their own FDLE background and submit with registration.  The cost is $24 per background check.  Link is here.

Once completed, the NBYB Volunteer Application and each certification must be uploaded to the NBYB Website with your registration.  You will need to create an account if you have not already done so.  If any of the documents are missing, NBYB may remove you from your duties until full compliance with Hillsborough County requirements is met.

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