New Coach and Athlete Certification Programs

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Coach Leadership and Safety Support (CLASS) Certification Program

classbannerThe CLASS Certification program has been designed specifically for coaches participating in the state-affiliated leagues of the USA High School Clay Target League. The League’s CLASS Certification provides a comprehensive and interactive online education and training program designed specifically for League coaches. The CLASS Certification is available to all coaches and takes 5-6 hours of online training to complete.

  • Each head coach may complete the CLASS Certification for free. A single-use promotion code will be sent to head coaches in January or when a new team is added to the League.
  • Assistant coaches or volunteers may complete the CLASS Certification for $50 each.
  • Only CLASS-Certified coaches may conduct the SAFE Range Certification program for student athletes to complete the SAFE Certification.
  • All coaches registered with the League receive General Liability Insurance.
  • All coaches that complete the CLASS Certification receive an official iron-on certificate patch from the USA High School Clay Target League.

 

Benefits of the CLASS Certification

Many benefits include:

  • Free – for Head Coaches
  • Affordable – other coaches can take the course for less than most shotgun coach training programs
  • Accessible – available online to everyone with tablet, smartphone or computer
  • Comprehensive – the online course takes 5-6 hours to complete and no travel required
  • Fun – animated graphics, sound, and interactive learning make it entertaining
  • Convenient – progress can be saved at anytime to work around busy schedules
  • Relevant – it’s all about clay target shooting sports, youth, and firearm safety
  • Consistent – CLASS-Certified coaches and SAFE-Certified student athletes learn the same content
  • Support – dedicated Coach Education and Support Manager available to assist with all questions

Go to the CLASS Website

 

Student Athlete Firearm Education (SAFE)

safebannerAll student athletes are required to complete and submit certificates for either one of two League-approved firearm safety certification programs – a state-approved hunter education certificate or the League’s SAFE certificate. Teams should verify the firearm safety training certification requirements with the shooting range where they will be conducting League events.

SAFE Certificate Benefits

  • Affordable – about the same as other hunter education classes
  • Accessible – available online with tablet, smartphone or computer
  • Comprehensive – the online course takes 3-4 hours to complete
  • Fun – animated graphics, sound, and interactive learning make it entertaining
  • Convenient – progress can be saved at anytime to work around busy schedules
  • Relevant – it’s all about clay target shooting sports and firearm safety
  • Consistent – everyone will learn the same content from a single source
  • Verified – clay target team coaches help complete the SAFE Range Certification

Go to the SAFE website