Every applicant must have the following information completed and turned in BEFORE working at St. Pius X – St. Matthias Academy. In addition, contracts will not be distributed and coaches will not be paid until ALL of the following have been received by the Human Resource office.
See Mr. Barba for an updated packet which will include:
- Approved By Principal
- Updated Resume Form
- Personal/Emergency Contact Information Form
- CIF Code of Ethics Form
- W-4 Form
- Live Scan Fingerprint Form
- TB Test
- Safe Child Forms
- Facts About Workers Comp
- Child Abuse Form
- I-9 Form
- Handbook Acknowledgment Form
- Biography Information Form
- Unemployment/Disability Exemption Notice Form
Required Coaching Course & Certifications
The following courses are required for all coaches at St. Pius X – St. Matthias Academy (Paid and Volunteer). Some of these courses cost money. The school will NOT reimburse coaches for these costs.
- Play Like a Champion Today (Must take this once at any LA Archdiocese School)
The Play Like a Champion Today Educational Series sees coaching as a ministry. Coaches’ primary role is to serve children to fully develop their human potential as God’s daughters and sons. The ministry of coaching involves protecting the joyful dimension of sports as competitive play and the educational dimension of sports as fostering children;s physical, social, moral, and spiritual development.
2. FIRST AID, HEALTH AND SAFTEY FOR COACHES ( Recommended)
This first Aid, Health and Safety For Coaches course, brought to you by the National Federation of State High School Associations and the American Red Cross. Is designed to provide an overview of first aid and the best practices for many first aide situations. the skills taught in this course do not replace professional medical help but offer guidelines and techniques for temporary assistance until advanced medical help arrives.
3. CPR/AED COURSE (Must always be certified)
American heart Association ECC guidelines on how to provide Adult CPR, including use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). You will learn the inner workings of the human body which may factor into an emergency response, as well as how to avoid a more dangerous situation by checking the scene for immediate danger before performing CPR. You will also recognize how to spot heart attacks and cardiac arrests, and the adult CPR steps to take while help is on the way.
4. SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST (Must be taken every time CPR and First Aid are updated)
Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one cause of death in the United States for student athletes during exercise. Caused by a structural or electrical problem associated with the heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest happens when the heart unexpectedly stops beating and pumping blood. With content developed by Simon’s Fund this course will help you learn and recognize the warning signs and symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Also included are tips for what to do in the critical moments after an individual suddenly collapses in order to save their life.
5. CONCUSSION IN SPORTS (Must be taken every time CPR and First Aid are updated)
The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. The course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion. Each state’s requirements for concussion management are included as part of the course.
6. Heat Illness Prevention
Exertional Heat Stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in high school athletics. To help you minimize the risk of heat illness at your school, this course has designed to provide the fundamentals of a strong heat acclimatization plan and guidelines for limiting activities to account for changing environmental conditions and other contributing risk factors. It highlights the importance of an appropriate hydration plan and establishing an Emergency Action Plan in case of a suspected exertional heat stroke.
Coaching Job Openings
Head Cross Country Coach
Head Track & Field Coach