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Non-Faculty Coaches

 
Non faculty coaches are individuals who aspire to assist in coaching on the high school or middle school level. TSSAA / TMSAA and the Greene County Board of Education have requirements that must be met before anyone can be approved to be a non faculty coach. Non faculty coaches are either classified employees such as bus drivers, custodians, secretaries, aides, etc... or others who are not employed by the school system such as parents, guardians, etc…
 
Steps to complete before non faculty coaches can be allowed to coach:
 
Step 1) Recommendation of Non Faculty coach to Principal or Athletic Director

a. Coach seeks approval of applicant as a non faculty coach from the Principal .

Step 2) Courses required for completion at NFHSLearn.com  website

a. Fundamentals of Coaching to be completed only once (cost $65.00 to be paid by applicant)

b. First Aid, Health, and Safety for Coaches to be completed only once (cost $65.00 to be paid by applicant)

c. Concussion in Sports( free, completed annually)

d. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (free, completed annually)

Step 3) TBI Criminal History Background Check

a. Notify Lucy in Central Office for appointment. Cost is approximately $36.00 to be paid by applicant or school. Current Greene County School classified employees are not required an additional criminal background check.

Step 4) Department of Children’s Services (DCS) State of Tennessee

a. Background check completed by Central Office. Current Greene County School classified employees are not required an additional DCS background check.

Step 5) Verification by Director of Operations that all requirements have been completed:

a. When all requirements in step 2, 3, and 4 have been completed, applicant will be submitted by Assistant Director of Operations along with principal’s recommendation to Board of Education for approval.

Step 6) When approved by Board, school will be notified and applicant will be eligible to coach.