Make sure to get your certification taken care of at:

FLEX Coaches DO NOT have to get USA Football Certified… JUST Tackle

Youth Coach Certification: Coaches can access the certification by following the steps below:

Go to USA Football Certification

Click on “Get Certified”

Select Contact or Non-Contact

Select age group

Click on “Get Certified”

Login or Register for an account

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Click sign up for course

Start Certification

The Youth Coach Certification is currently a five-hour course, and will cover the following topics.

Health and Safety

Coaching 101 (one time only)

Anti-Abuse Training (every other year)

Football Development Model

Youth Contact (for contact coaches only)

Canyon County Optimist Football (CCOF) will be picking up the tab for the $15.00 charge for the Certification. If CCOF hasn’t reached out to pick up the tab yet and you go in and pay it, SAVE YOUR RECEIPT and CCOF will reimburse your $15.

Coaches Clinic:

ALL Coaches Clinic will be held on Saturday, August 6th from 9AM to Noon (At the very latest) @ Boise Optimist Field (Boise Youth Sports Complex)

Parent Orientation:

FLEX – August 2nd from 6:30PM to 8PM @ Nampa Optimist Park Shelter

Fresh/Soph – August 3rd from 6:30PM to 8PM @ Nampa Optimist Park Shelter

Junior/Senior – August 4th from 6:30PM to 8PM @ Nampa Optimist Park Shelter