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Derry Area School District

Department of Athletics

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Requirements to Coach

To coach in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, you are required to complete to following clearances and certifications prior to working with students.  Please be sure to read all of the directions below as there are unique requirements for each.  Clearances and certifications that are submitted incorrectly will affect your employment status.
 
1. Print this form out, complete the top of page 1 and Section 1.  Do not complete section 2.
2. Submit the completed form to the athletic office.
 
1. This clearance can be completed online, results are returned immediately. 
2. This clearance must be renewed every three years, copies must be submitted to the athletic department.
 
1. This clearance can be complete online, results take 5-10 days.  You will have to login to your account to retrieve the electronic version.
2. This clearance must be renewed every three years, copies must be submitted to the athletic department.
 
1. This clearance can be completed online.
2. Only complete the "PDE" version, no other will be accepted.
3. The clearance is not complete until you are fingerprinted and submit your PAE number to the athletic office.
4. Fingerprint Locations: Greater Latrobe Administration Building, Adelphoi Village, UPS Store, Smith Bus.  Call to make an appointment.
5. This clearance must be renewed every three years, copies must be submitted to the athletic department. 
 
1. This clearance can be completed online, annually, but no earlier than July 1st.
2. Print your certificate at the end of your session and submit it to the athletic office.
 
1. This clearance can be completed online, annually, but no earlier than July 1st.
2. Print your certificate at the end of your session and submit it to the athletic office.

 National Federation of State High School Associations Certifications

The following two certifications are required within two years of your hire date.  Once you receive your certification it will remain valid for the rest of your career.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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