Home Resources Ready to become a VOLUNTEER COACH? According to OSAA requirements, you cannot interact with any sport participant until all the criteria listed below has been completed. VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS Speak with the High School or Middle School Athletic Director and the Coach you wish to volunteer for to get their approval. Create an account with NFHS Notify Athletic Secretary of your intention to volunteer. Please include the NFHS email address you created in step 2, so that your completions can be tracked and reported to the Coach and AD. Complete a Background Check and Volunteer Application (see at right). This must be completed every 2 years. Complete the required OSAA Trainings/Certifications listed below for the school indicated. Once you have completed all required trainings/certifications, please notify Athletic Secretary that your eligibility can be tracked and reported to the coach and Athletic Director. If you have already completed any of the requirements, please email Nancy Bolhuis with a list of what you have completed. VOLUNTEER RESOURCES OSAA Trainings and certifications for HIGH SCHOOL COACHES If you are going to volunteer as a High School Coach you must complete required training /certification listed for the sport you intend to coach per OSAA. Click here for the Descriptions of these Trainings and the Direct Links. Osaa trainings and certifications for MIDDLE SCHOOL COACHES Concussion in Sports- Annual, Every Year Middle School Football – “Heads Up Football” Certification required Click here for the Descriptions of these Trainings and the Direct Links. VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECK Click here to be directed to CSD Background Check HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC SECRETARY High School Athletic Secretary Betty Nitschelm email@example.com MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC SECRETARY Middle School Athletic Secretary Mindi Hoke firstname.lastname@example.org Need assistance? Please contact Nancy Bolhuis for assistance at email@example.com or 541-546-2541.