How to become a Certified CYO Coach:
*Age Requirements: 18yrs for Assistant, 21yrs for Head Coach
1. Take the Coaching Coaches Online Training program ($24.95)
2. Take the Protecting God’s Children (OVASE) Online Training program (FREE)
-Create Login and Password
-Enter your personal information
-Select ministry location (Parish of CYO program)
-Select your ministry and identify yourself as a CYO coach
-Click “no” for already attending a Virtus Protecting God’s
-Select training date for live training or scroll to bottom to choose
the online course (allow 24 hrs upon completion to receive your
3. Complete and email in a Criminal Background Check form to firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Once 1 -3 are completed, bring your Completed Coach Training Certificate and Protecting God’s Children Certificate to the CYO Office (2718 W Woodlawn) Mon – Fri between 9 - 4 pm to take your picture and get your badge.
All persons on the bench during a game MUST have a CYO badge
All teams must have at least ONE Head Coach and ONE Team Minister. The Team Minister does not need to complete the coaches certification training.
Teams may have up to TWO Assistant Coaches, but only ONE coach may be standing during a game.