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Coaches

Volunteer Coaching Procedures

All coaches and board members directly interfacing with players, are required to complete criminal background checks and receive state clearance in accordance with PA Law BEFORE they participate in ANY activity related to the MTYFA program. Below are convenient links to obtain: 

 • Pennsylvania Criminal History Records Check (Needed every 3 years)

 • Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania Online Training (Needed every 5 years)

 • National Alliance for Youth Sports - nays.org (renewed every year or every two years, depending on what your purchased)

All required document PDFs must be turned into the MTYFA Secretary before any practice is held. It is recommended that you save your clearances, as they can be used for other organizations. Please email to all clearances to mtyfasecretary@gmail.com.

Criminal History Records Check
https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania Online Training

https://reportabusepa.pitt.edu

National Alliance for Youth Sports

https://nays.org

ALL COACHES MUST FILL THIS OUT


Coaches & Managers

One of the essential functions of coaches and team managers is to manage team communications with players and their families.  If you are a coach or team manager, SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Coaches and Team Managers to help you use our website and mobile app to efficiently and effectively communicate and manage your teams. 


STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR TEAM

Keep connected to your team. Quickly check schedules and team updates, plus message other members on your team and receive heads-up from athletes about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.


ESSENTIAL COACH HOW-TO'S

Accessing TeamCenter

Easily add and edit athlete info, manage schedules, and message team members

Messaging Your Team in TeamCenter

Send a message to an individual member, selected members, or the entire team directly from TeamCenter or from the SportsEngine mobile app

Basic Team Management

Perform basic tasks using the Team Page Team Management functionality

Add Contacts to Receive Team Messages

Add additional email addresses to a non-member's profile in order to be able to include all athletes in team communications

Managing RSVPs

Manage RSVPs for each athlete within your team’s TeamCenter or within the SportsEngine mobile app

Sending RSVPs for Existing Games or Events

Do you import your game schedules from a third-party scheduler or create them manually on your team page? This article explains how to add RSVPs to those games and events after they are imported.

More Helpful Coach Links

Review help articles about how coaches interact with TeamCenter and the SportsEngine mobile app

Bookmark your Website to the Home Screen of your Mobile Device

Access your website with a single tap from your mobile device's home screen.