Additional Football Coaching Requirements

Pre-Season Hands-On Coach Training & Meeting

All coaches must attend the Hands-On Coach Training & Meeting each season. The meeting will cover any updates to the football program including rule changes and much more. 

The Pre-Season Hands-On Coach Training & Meeting will be held on the following dates:

NFL Flag          TIME TBD              LOCATION TBD                 JUNE 10

Tackle              TIME TBD              LOCATION TBD                 JUNE 10

7v7 Touch        TIME TBD              LOCATION TBD                  DATE TBD


NFL Flag Football Certification

All new coaches must complete the USA Football Level 1 Flag Certification

Allen Sports Association is pleased to be participating in USA Football’s player safety program. A comprehensive method to teaching the sport’s fundamentals in a progressive, age-based approach, USA Football helps youth football leagues and clubs across the United States ensure a better, safer experience for players, coaches, commissioners and parents.

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These courses can be accessed here:

Have questions? Contact the USA Football help desk:

Step-by-step instructions: Available here



Phone: 1-877-5-FOOTBALL (1-877-536-6822)


Tackle Football Certification
All tackle football coaches must complete the USA Football Heads Up Level 1 Certification online PRIOR to the Hands-On Coach Training held each fall season.

USA Football Heads Up Coach Certification

This is an online certification. The online course takes roughly 3 hours to complete. This must be completed in order for any pre-season practices to begin. The league will receive confirmation of every coach who has completed the online course. The course is $20 per coach but ASA Football is picking up the cost on this certification for ALL football coaches.


Click on the link below to begin your Heads Up Coach Level 1 Certification:


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Heads Up Football Certification Coach Instructions