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    ALL FLAG AND TACKLE COACHES NEED TO COMPLETE USA FOOTBALL CERTIFICATION/RECERTIFICATION AND BACKGROUND SCREENING.  

    ALL COACHES (FLAG AND TACKLE) NEED TO BE CERTIFIED THROUGH USA FOOTBALL

    Youth Coach Certification

    Coaches can access the certification by following the steps below.

    • Go to USA Football Youth Certification
    • Click on "Get Certified"
    • Select Game Type
    • Type in promo code: SDJFCOACH22
    • Click "Update Price"
    • Click "Sign Up For Course!"
    • Start Certification

    The full Youth Coach Certification is currently a three-hour course, and will cover the topics below. The recertification will take 30-90 minutes, depending on what a coach completed last year.

    • Health and Safety
    • Abuse Prevention (every other year)
    • Foundations of Transformational Coaching
    • Foundations of Quality Coaching
    • Principles of Contact (for contact coaches only)

    If coaches have any questions they can contact support@usafootball.com.

    Flag/Tackle Coach Background Screening

    (All selected coaches need to complete a background screening prior to start of practices.  If you completed the screening in 2021, you will not need to complete one this season. If you do not remember completing the screening in 2021, you can attempt to register for the screening this year and the system will block you from registering if your screening is up to date.)

    2022 Coach Registration

    (All coaches need to fill out a 2022 online application)

    Become an Official for SDJRFB

    If you are 15 or older and want to be trained to be an official,  please complete the registration below.   Classroom and on-field training will be provided.  

    TEAM SPONSORS NEEDED

    Donations from sponsors help keep registration fees low so all children have an opportunity to participate in our program. If you have a passion for youth football and want to help the kids in our communities, please consider sponsoring a tackle or flag team.  Benefits of sponsorships include:

    • your business/company logo will be placed on the league website, team website, and schedules;
    • your business/company will be promoted on SDJFB Facebook page; and 
    • your business/company will be could be selected for our SPONSOR OF THE WEEK throughout the season. 
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    South Dakota Junior Football

    Phone: 605-334-3140