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Coaching Authorization

Lic/Auth Type: 
Requirements - First Issuance: 
  • 18 years of age and a HS diploma or equivalent
  • Concussion training certificate
  • CPR training certificate
  • 55-hour workshop certificate from an approved provider or college coursework which includes the following content: 
    • Structure and function of the human body
    • Prevention and care of athletic injuries
    • Human growth and development
    • Theory/methods and ethics of coaching

 

 

Converting a Teaching License with a Coaching Endorsement to a Coaching Authorization

Term: 
5 years
Authority: 

Athletic coaching

Renewals: 

The following 5 items are required:

  1. CPR
  2. Concussion training from the National Federation of High Schools (not the Heads Up Version) 
  3. Mandatory reporter of child and dependent adult abuse certificate.  BOTH child AND dependent adult versions are required. 
  4. Any rules meeting, NFHS video, or workshop, clinic (can be verified by the school AD/Admin).  College credit, licensure renewal credit, or renewal activity from NEACA, Kirkwood, or Iowa Lakes Community College. 
  5. Any rules meeting, NFHS video, or workshop, clinic (can be verified by the school AD/Admin).  College credit, licensure renewal credit, or renewal activity from NEACA, Kirkwood, or Iowa Lakes Community College. 

** Ethics for educators training is required for an old coaching authorization issued before July, 1 2000 if this is the first renewal since. The Ethics for Educators module is a one-hour training available from Heartland AEA online learning and can count for number 4 or 5 above. 

Extension: 

Yes - if more time is needed to complete renewal requirements.

Printed from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners website on December 07, 2021 at 9:21pm.