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How To Be A Coach

In order to be a coach you must have completed the following:
  1. Register in the system as a coach or an asst. coach
  2. Successfully complete a background check
  3. Complete Lindsay's Law-email handout to DYA office
  4. Complete the Concussion-email certificate to DYA office
  5. Complete Safe Sports Act-email certificate to DYA office

Lindsay's Law

Lindsay's Law: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

A Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Sudden Cardiac Arrest is fatal if not treated immediately, most often by a defibrilator. 
 

Who is Lindsay?

Senate Bill 252 is named for national heart health advocate and former Miss Ohio Lindsay Davis who suffers from a heart condition and has since dedicated her career to raising awareness of this potentially fatal condition.

Lindsay’s Law

Lindsay’s Law, Ohio Revised Code 3313.53103707.58 and 3707.59 went into effect in 2017.

In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.

The following resources were developed to implement Lindsay’s Law:
 

For parents/guardians and youth athletes:

For coaches:

Concussion In Sports

The State of Ohio’s Return to Play law imposes training, safety, and awareness requirements on all youth sports organizations and its coaches and referees. All coaches are required to complete an online training course every three years and provide evidence that they have successfully completed the course.

Click here to complete the FREE, 30-minute online training entitled “Concussion in Sports” from the National Federation of State High School Associations.  When you have completed and passed the course, please print your Concussion In Sports certificate and scan and email a copy to DYA.

Safe Sports Act

The U.S. Congress designated the U.S. Center for SafeSport with the authority to respond to reports of sexual misconduct within the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee by passing the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017.  This legislation also known as S.534, designates the Center to serve as the independent national safe sport organization, with the additional responsibility for the Center to develop national policies and procedures to prevent the emotional, physical, and sexual abuse of amateur athletes.

Through this legislation, the Center has the exclusive authority to respond to allegations of sexual abuse and sexual misconduct within the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. It also allows the Center to have discretionary jurisdiction on a case-by-case basis over any other forms of misconduct, including bullying, harassment, and physical and emotional abuse. 

How to complete a background check and Safe Sports Course
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Contact

Dublin Youth Athletics
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Dublin, Ohio 43017

Phone: 614-259-7631
Email: [email protected]

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