Trusted Coaches and USA Football Team Up!

***Update.  32 organizations have used the Trusted Coaches platform to train and screen their coaches thanks to this new partnership with USA Football.  That equals nearly 800 coaches!***

Trusted Coaches is extremely proud and excited to launch a partnership with USA Football in order to provide football specific training to their membership program. This will create a “one-stop shop” for a youth football organizations Risk Management and Coach Development.

As the football program in your community begins registration for the 2017 season, Trusted Coaches wanted to share some exciting news that will greatly benefit your a football organization and reduce their time and burden!

New for 2017! Trusted Coaches is able to include the USA Football/Heads Up Program into its membership and other package offerings we provide.

USA Football Heads Up Football

The USA Football Youth Tackle Coach Certification give the training and certification in important health and safety issues along with the game’s fundamentals. Coaches will be trained on teaching the fundamentals of shoulder tackling and blocking in a safer and better way.

Player Safety Coach: Appointed by your organization, the designated Player Safety Coach will ensure compliance with Heads Up Football player safety protocols, coach certification and continuing education with coaches, players and parents. The key features of Heads Up Football do not change in the partnership, they are simply inserted into a football specific membership with Trusted Coaches. You will still have all coaches completing USA Football’s Youth Tackle Coach Certification, as well as your Player Safety Coach attending an in-person clinic. All payment will be processed through Trusted Coaches. No transaction is necessary with USA Football.

Besides the Trusted Coaches Football Membership, organizations will have flexible options to take advantage of any combination of the components offered through Trusted Coaches. Create your own package based on your organization’s needs.

Custom Packages – Football

  • Concussion Instruction: The Trusted Coaches concussion video designed to train youth coaches how to handle concussions based on the industry-accepted standards produced by the Centers for Disease Control. Collaborating on the project were several medical experts from the Institute for Athletic Medicine, including a key author of the 2011 Minnesota state concussion law.
  • Trusted Coaches Nationwide Criminal Background Check: utilizes the largest collection of county, state, and national criminal databases, including every state sex offender registry.
  •  First-Aid Course: designed to train youth coaches on the basics of first-aid, how to respond to common medical issues, when to return athletes to play, and when to call 911.
  • Youth Coach Character Education Course: The Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Double-Goal Coach® character development course is filled with powerful coaching tools that are based on the latest in sports psychology research and reflect the best practices of elite coaches and athletes.

As mentioned above, if a football organization decides to utilize the Trusted Coaches Football Membership then all payment goes through Trusted Coaches. No transaction will be necessary with USA Football.  The costs vary depending on what package  your organization selects.  Packages range between $20-$45 per coach.

For any inquiries about a Trusted Coaches Football Membership/Package, do not hesitate to contact the individuals below:

Mike Cuzzone | mcuzzone@usafootball.com | 630-433-6697
Dawson Blanck | dawson@trustedcoaches.org | 763-746-1719