The Eden Prairie Track and Field Association (EPTFA) is a not for profit charitable organization dedicated to the promotion, teaching and fostering of amateur track and field skills and competition. The primary audience shall be Eden Prairie youth but yo
It is necessary for all coaches to become a member of the USATF, complete a background check, and complete concussion awareness training. These three items are required as a provision of our insurance coverage and are not negotiable. Please let us know if you are unable to complete these steps online. After completion you need to forward the confirmation and receipts to the email addresses listed in each step.EPTFA will reimburse you for the costs associated that are needed for you to coach.
www.usatfmn.org/membership Complete your membership online. When you have completed the process and receive your number please forward your number and receipt to both and . EPTFA will reimburse you for the cost of an annual membership up to $30.
www.usatf.org/safesport/background-screening/ Please go through the appropriate steps to complete the background screen. This will take approximately 15 minutes. When you have completed the screen the company will send you an email confirmation. Please forward the confirmation to both and . EPTFA will reimburse for the $16 cost. Some of you who have coached in the past may have a background screen that was good for two years. In that case please send a screenshot of the background screen showing that you have a completed two year screen.
https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html All EPTFA coaches and assistant coaches are required to complete the concussion awareness training. The video training module will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. Complete the online training and then take a screenshot or print and scan your Certificate of Completion. Email your certificate to
. This training must be completed online at least every 3 years.
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