The York Region Lions is run on the dedication, passion and commitment of our volunteers! Not only is the help needed to run a successful program, but the leadership in developing our players continues to attract top coaches. It’s an opportunity to work with the best.

We are currently accepting applications for Spring/Summer 2018 Coaches for the following programs:

REP

  • Peewee
  • Bantam
  • JV
  • Varsity

Required Documents

Interview requirements will be determined based on the number of applicants for each position.

Action Required – complete all of the fields in the two forms above, rename both document to include your name and the level you wish to coach, then forward via email to info@yorkregionfootball.com. Ensure the subject of your email reflects your name and level you are interested in coaching.

Coaching Requirements

York Region Lions Football Association will cover the cost of a coach to attend and successfully complete any NCCP credited clinic.

National coaching Certification Program- (NCCP)

Current Certification Requirements for Tackle Football:

Level 1 Certification requirements are:

Football Level 1 Technical
Introduction to Competition – Part A (replaces Theory 1)
Practical (1 complete season of coaching AFTER the successful completion of BOTH Football Technical and Part A)

Level 2 Certification requirements are:

Football Level 2 Technical
Introduction to Competition – Part B (replaces Theory 2)
Practical ( a total of 3 years of coaching, with 1 complete season of coaching AFTER the successful completion of BOTH Football Technical and Part B)

Level 3 Certification requirements are:

Football Technical Level 3
Theory Level 3
Practical (a total of 5 years of coaching, with 1 complete season of coaching AFTER the successful completion of BOTH Football Technical and Theory)

Questions about the screening process for volunteer coaches can be directed to info@yorkregionfootball.com.