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Feel like you have what it takes to coach?

We are always looking for quality youth football coaches who have a desire to give back to the game of football and give something back to the kids in our community. Football experience, time dedication, character and integrity are a must.  If you would like to volunteer your time and knowledge as a youth football coach, please let us know. The registration is online using the same method to sign-up players.

Coaching Responsibilities

Coaching Responsibilities:
-Provide an enjoyable experience. 
Sports should be fun. Even if nothing else is accomplished, make certain your players have fun.
-Provide a safe experience. You are responsible for planning and teaching activities in such a way that the progression between activities minimizes risks.
-Teach basic skills. In becoming a coach, you take on the role of educator. You must teach all of your players the fundamental skills and strategies necessary for success in the sport of football.

Download the TVYFL Coaches Contract.  Please mail the completed and signed contract to BYF, 2469 SW Orchards Ave, Gresham, OR 97080. 

Coaching Requirements

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Player safety coaches need to complete this training by August 1st. This training takes appx 20 minutes to complete. Please print your certificate when complete and mail this back to BYF, 2469 SW Orchards Ave Gresham, OR 97080 or send it via email to We ask that all coaches complete this as early as possible, but certainly no later than August 1st.

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Two coaches from each team need to be First Aid and CPR Certified. This certification is typically good for 2 years. If you are already First Aid and/or CPR certified, please provide a copy of your current Certification(s). If you are not certified and are interested in getting certified, there are several different websites that offer a 2 year certification. You can try, or Please pay for the training and provide a receipt for reimbursement. You may send copies of your certification or card (front and back if applicable) to BYF, 2469 SW Orchards Ave, Gresham, OR 97080 or send via email to


USA Football (Required for All Coaches)

MANDATORY Course Link: USA Football

Endowed by the NFL and NFLPA in 2002, USA Football is the official youth football development partner of the NFL, its 32 teams and the NFL Players Association and manages U.S. national teams for international competition. USA Football leads the development of the game through educational programs and innovative resources.

Barlow Youth Football pays for membership for all Head Coaches. As a member coaches have access to multiple resources including online courses, playbook software, drills library, as well as practice planners.

All head and assistant coaches are required to complete the, Level 1 USA Tackle Football certification. Please follow the instructions below to complete this. Please note that these instructions will print out as part of your email confirmation.

Creating a new USA Football Account
1. Visit and scroll over Membership from the navigation menu at the top.
2. Click on the Coach icon under the Membership drop-down menu.
3. Select the Start My Membership button.
4. On the Coaching Membership Registration page fill in all fields designated with an (*).
5. Enter your email address and the password you wish to use for your USA Football account (Please note, your password is case-sensitive and must be a minimum of eight characters).
6. Continue completing the Coaching Membership Registration, check the terms of service box and select Submit.
7. Enter the following promo code "TVYFLbarlow18" and select Update Price. The code covers the entire cost of the membership, zeroing out the cost.
8. You will receive a Checkout Confirmation, verifying your membership has been created and informing you to check your email to complete the activation of your account.
9. Visit the email account that you used to register your Coach Membership and check for the automated email from USA Football; click on the Activate Now link to activate your account.
10. After activating your account via the activation email, sign in to your account by visiting again and this time selecting Log-in.
11. Enter your Member Email and Password and select Sign In.

Accessing a Certification Course
1. While logged in to your active Coach Membership, Select Take A Course from the Coach Management Center or choose a course under Coach Education Program. You will need to complete the Level 1 Tackle Course.
2. Click the Open Course or Open Quiz button next to the certification you wish to access; coaches who have passed a Level 1 Course in a previous year will see a Level 1 Re-certification Quiz option; (Both the Level 1 certification course and Re-certification Quiz can be saved and resumed at a later time).

For questions about the website or your membership contact USA Football at 1-877-5-FOOTBALL (1-877-536-6822).

"Its not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference."

-Bear Bryant

"A coach will impact more young people in a year than the average person does in a lifetime."

-Billy Graham

Coaching Resources


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.


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

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