Coaching Application All coaches must complete and submit the Coaching Application to be considered. Coaches are selected based on multiple factors including, but not limited to: experience in basketball, experience working with youth, YMCA background, overall character, etc. All coaches are encouraged to supply documentation giving us a better understanding of philosophy toward youth development.
Coach Background Check Applying for your background check has gone paperless! You can utilize the VolunteerMatters site integrated with the Treasure Valley Family YMCA to sign up to coach. Once you've registered and a background check has been completed you will be eligible to receive roster and contact information.
Sports Training/Resources At the Y we believe strongly in providing coaches proper resources to be successful. Whether your a returning coach, a veteran or a first timer YMCA of the USA has you covered. There are a variety of great training included within this link. It also includes a "Practice Builder" which can help you prepare for each practice!
HeadsUpConcussion Education Concussions occur in ALL sports are often the most misdiagnosed or just plain missed sports injuries. A concussion can have lasting effects. Our motto: When in doubt, sit them out. This short course is required for all coaches and will help provide baseline information on how to treat a concussion or the suspicion of concussion.
Positive Coaching Alliance REQUIRED for all TVAAU Coaches. Better Athletes, Better people. This is the motto of the PCA. This site is a great resources for coaching done right. it provides coaches with resources to give athletes an education is not only sports but character as well. All coaches are strongly encouraged to complete the "Double-Goal Coach" training.