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There are now 2 APT courses for coaches - one for First Year Coaches and one for Renewing Coaches - make sure you take the correct one! APT is good for 2 years.
USA Swimming Safe Sport is excited to release the Athlete Protection Training Renewal Course. We now have two courses in our Athlete Protection Training curriculum. The two courses are:
Athlete Protection Training New Member Course (APT)
Athlete Protection Training Renewal Course (APT Renewal)
STSC Skills Checklist Updated 10.30.2015
The coach and the instructor are required to sign the form and falsification of this document may constitute a Code of Conduct violation. It is not your responsibility to question the validity of the instructor's signature unless you have reason to do so. In that event, contact the agency that certified the instructor and try to confirm that the instructor's certification is valid and that the skills session did take place.
A copy of the STSC Online Content Only certification and this signed Skills Sheet should be sent to the LSC Registrar; together, they complete the STSC requirement. The STSC expiration date will always be the one on the STSC Online certification because this one will always expire first.
Athlete Protection Training (Safe Sport - APT) - Effective 9/1/2014 APT must be renewed every year. No Fee. Coach must be in USA database to complete this course. Do not send your copy.
Fundamentals of Coaching - New Coaches must complete FOC 101, a USA Swimming on line test. $15 fee. Do not have to be in the USA database to take this course. 2nd Year coaches must complete FOC 201 and Rules & Regulations for Swim Coaches, $25 total fee, before they can register for their 2nd year as a coach. (no matter when the first year was). Must be in the USA database to take FOC 201. results are sent directly to the LSC Office - do not send your results.
Safety Training Certifications available from these providers:
Fundamentals of Coaching
Click on the link www.usaswimming.org then – as a non-member – scroll down to the very bottom of the screen to “Select a Course”. Click on that and the next screen asks “are you a USA Swimming member”. A non-member would click on “No”. On the next screen, click “Continue”. On the next screen, the only option is to pick Foundations of Coaching 101 and get started by providing payment information.
Change in Red Cross CPR Certification: