The CCOP Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), through the vehicle of sports, reaches out to all youth in the community offering an opportunity to develop positive attitudes and responsibility and encourages friendship with other children. CYO activities sho
"Next to parents, teachers, priests and catechists, a coach can therefore be an effective formator of young people. Every good formator must receive a solid formation.” – Pope Francis
Attached is the 2017 Coaches Certification Workshop Information for the coming CYO Basketball Season! Included are the:
* 2017 CYO Basketball Workshop Flyer – with dates, times, locations and details for the coming workshops. Please distribute this information to your coaches.
* Workshop Information Letter – This letter to Athletic Directors has information regarding important details for certification. Please read it carefully!
* Workshop Registration Form – Coaches should complete this form, print it and bring it with them to registration at the workshops. The form is in .pdf format and is fillable.
New Coaches Safe Environment Training Requirement – A reminder that all new coaches must complete Safe Environment Training (SET). The course, Virtus, can be accessed at www.virtus.org<http://www.virtus.org>. Coaches should follow the directions on the Workshop Flyer. (Course must have been taken after July 1, 2015.) New coaches should bring their Safe Environment Training Certificate with them to present at registration.
Returning Coaches – those certified for the 2016-2017 season are not required to re-complete Safe Environment Training at this time. They should bring their Safe Environment Training Certificate or their 2016-2017 Coaches Certification Card with them to registration.
ALL coaches should bring picture ID to registration.