USATF Coaching Education Grant

Coaches Chair Update 4/11/18

The USATF Nebraska Association Coaches Chair is pleased to announce that the Nebraska Association has applied for and was awarded a Grant from the USATF National Office. The purpose of this grant is to promote coaching education within the Nebraska Association. This grant will allow the Association to reimburse thirty (30) coaches who complete the online developmental coaching credential through the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS).

Coaches in the Nebraska Association who complete the (NFHS) developmental coaching online course between the dates of January 1, 2018 and August 1, 2018 can submit their proof of completion (certificate) for consideration. These funds will allow us to help teams and coaches get a jump on the upcoming changes/requirements to the USATF Coaches Registry scheduled to be enforced for the 2019 season.

Minimum Eligibility requirements:
1. USATF member of the Nebraska Association in 2018
2. Listed on the USATF Nebraska Coaches Registry in 2018

The USATF Nebraska Association Board will review and award $65 per coach towards (NFHS) certification, giving preference to new coaches starting/creating Nebraska Association Clubs. A further preference will be given to coaches from clubs that are outside of the Omaha/Lincoln areas, in an effort to encourage membership growth across the state.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS GRANT IS ONLY FOR THE ONLINE DEVELOPMENTAL COACHING CREDENTIAL AT (NFHS) DURING THE ABOVE TIME FRAME.

Please submit the following information to me by e-mail or in person before Wednesday, August 1 for consideration by the board:
1. NFHS Coaching Track and Field Certificate with date of completion listed between 1/1/18-7/31/18
2. Applicant First and Last Name
3. Applicant Team Affiliation
4. Applicant Phone Number
5. Applicant E-mail Address

I strongly encourage all eligible coaches take advantage of this opportunity. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

Jon McClung
USATF Nebraska Coaches Chair
coaches@nebraska.usatf.org
coachmcclung@gmail.com

(posted April 18, 2018)