Head or Assistant Coaching Endorsement Requirements

Only individuals with a current, valid Wyoming Educator License may apply for a Coaching Endorsement.  All others interested in coaching must apply for a Coaching Permit.

Coaching Endorsements are offered in the following areas:
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Skiing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track/Cross Country
Volleyball
Wrestling

In order to apply for a Coaching Endorsement, you must meet ALL of the requirements listed under either the Head or Assistant Coach columns below. (These requirements are in addition to all general application requirements). If you do not meet all the requirements, you may be eligible to apply for a Transitional Coaching Permit.

 

 
Head Coach
Assistant Coach
1.
Current Wyoming Educator License
Current Wyoming Educator License
2.
Current 1st Aid/CPR Training
Current 1st Aid/CPR Training
3.
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
4.
Foundations of Coaching
Foundations of Coaching
5.
One (1) Year of Experience as an Assistant Coach
-or-
Theory of Coaching the Specific Sport
N/A
6.
Note: Any educator who holds a Head Coaching endorsement in at least one sport is also eligible to be an Assistant Coach in any sport.
Note: An educator who would like to be an Assistant Coach for more than one sport must apply separately for each specific sport.

Does PTSB accept credits/courses from the Wyoming Coaches Association’s Summer Clinic to meet the above requirements?

Yes. Any of the required courses may be taken through the summer clinic offered by the Wyoming Coaches Association. You will need to provide copies the Certificate of Completion for EACH course completed. Submit all documentation with your complete PTSB application packet.