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Coaches Corner

General Resources:

National Center for Sports Safety

The National Center for Sports Safety wants to insure that your athlete’s memories of playing,
championships and friends will last longer than any injury sustained during a practice or game.

PREPARE is an online course designed to help ensure the safety of our young athletes. Please
click on the link above to receive information on how you can partner with the NCSS to insure
the safety of all of our young athletes. This on-line course in endorsed by the National Athletic
Trainers Association.

Vista Pop Warner requires that each team have a certified parent/coach. In order to be certified,
you must complete both the First Aid course and the CPR course. Both are available through
PREPARE. There is a discount available! Please visit the Palomar Website for information on
how to receive your discount.

National Center for Safety Initiatives

Vista Pop Warner requires that all volunteers complete and pass a background check
prior to working with any of our participants. The link above will take you to this secure
site where you will be asked for a Self Registration ID Number, if you do not have this
number it will be provided to you by the Football Commissioner, Cheer Coordinator, or
your Head Coach.

Pop Warner Football


Palomar Conference


Positive Coaching Alliance

Vista Pop Warner is a member of the Positive Coachjng Alliance and requires Board
members & coaching staff to go through the PCA. To find out more information about
the PCA visit their website.

USA Football


Heads Up


National Athletic Trainers Association


Coaching Resources:

Character Counts

Character Counts Website, Josephson Institute, Center for Youth Ethics “Six Pillars of Character”


E-Teamz Football drills Resource

Glazier Clinics

Glazier Clinics offers a page of library of football drills that is available for free


Dumcoach.com is a free on-line youth football forum where you can exchange ideas, ask
questions or browse the multiple on line forum topics for answers to almost any youth
football topic. Many people commonly share resources such as drills and playbooks as
well through the forum.

Game Coaches

GameCoaches.com is a membership site that provides access to many of the playbook
and drill libraries for free.

The Football Times

The Football Times is a free and vast resource of plays and coaching philosophy.