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Rutgers SAFETY clinic – Thurs. March 5th

The Rutgers SAFETY Clinic (Sports Awareness for Educating Today’s Youth ™) is a three-hour program that meets the “Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs” (N.J.A.C. 5:52) and provides partial civil immunity protection to volunteer coaches under the “Little League Law” (2A:62A-6 et. seq.)

The clinic will be on Thurs. March 5th  6:15 PM in the library at the Fieldstone Middle School  (47 Spring Valley Rd. Montvale, NJ). In order to enroll in the course, potential coaches will need to register for the clinic on Teamsnap.

Objectives

In accordance with MAL requirements for all coaches, the Rutgers SAFETY Clinic:

  • helps coaches minimize the risk of injury to young athletes
  • provides information about fundamental coaching concepts which enhances volunteer coaches’ effectiveness
  • protects volunteer coaches from civil lawsuits

Topics

The curriculum for the Rutgers SAFETY Clinic is based upon the “Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches’ Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs” (N.J.A.C. 5:52).

The topics include:

  • Legal Aspects of Coaching
  • Psychological Aspects of Coaching
  • General Coaching Concepts
  • Training and Conditioning Athletes
  • Medical/First Aid Aspects of Coaching

Highlights

Individuals attending the Rutgers SAFETY Clinic receive:

  • The Coaches’ Reference Manual (5th edition)
  • The Rutgers SAFETY Clinic Certification Card
  • Permanent registration with YSRC on online database (.3 CEU)

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