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Feb, 2021

RUTGERS SAFETY COURSE - SCHEDULE

Rutgers Safety Course Registration: 

The Rutgers SAFETY Clinic (Sports Awareness for Educating Today's Youth ™) is a three-hour mandatory course for anyone coaching at Lakeland.  The Rutgers course meets the "Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs" (N.J.A.C. 5:52) and provides partial civil immunity protection to volunteer coaches under the "Little League Law" (2A:62A-6 et. seq.).  You only have to take the course once, the Rutgers Card you will receive after completing the course is valid for a lifetime.  The cost of the course is $35 which coaches are responsible for paying.    

The objectives of the course are in accordance with the stipulations in the Little League Law, the Rutgers SAFETY Clinic:

  • helps coaches minimize the risk of injury to young athletes
  • provides information about fundamental coaching concepts which enhances volunteer coaches' effectiveness
  • protects volunteer coaches from civil lawsuits

The curriculum for the Rutgers SAFETY Clinic is based upon the "Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches' Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs" (N.J.A.C. 5:52). A few of the topics covered in the course:

  • Legal Aspects of Coaching
  • Psychological Aspects of Coaching
  • General Coaching Concepts
  • Training and Conditioning Athletes
  • Medical/First Aid Aspects of Coaching

To register for a Rutgers course please contact the following agency and location

This schedule changes frequently as clinics are added or removed (when seating capacity is reached). Therefore, please check the schedule at the below link for the most current schedule of clinics.

https://youthsports.rutgers.edu/educational-courses/schedule

 

 

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P.O. Box 474 
Stanhope, New Jersey 07874

Phone: 973-216-4554

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