US Lacrosse Certification Checklist for Boys and Girls Coaches
Please note that as a coach for Cusabo Nation Lacrosse, we will reimburse you for any registration costs. Please print your receipt to submit for reimbursement.
Click HERE to go to the US Lacrosse CEP Level 1-3 for the upcoming listings on the US Lacrosse website.
Contact your local administrator to find out if a live session will be available, or attend the PCA workshop at the US Lacrosse National Convention (free with convention registration). Level 1 clinics have PCA included, please check the USL website for information. Send proof of PCA completion to
When USL has all of these requirements on record (the only one YOU have to tell us about is your PCA, we track the rest automatically), you will receive a notification of certification completion and a certification card to follow.
You can always track what USL has on record by logging into your USL account at
Currently, once you earn Level 1 certification, you do not need to re-certify. To maintain a current, non-expired certification, you simply need to:
1) Keep your membership current by renewing every year—view your expiration date in your USL account.
2) Renew your USL/NCSI Background Screening every 2 years after the first screening. Not sure when to do this? Check your expiration date in your USL account.
Coaches are some of the most influential role models in kids' lives today. Are you up for the challenge?
With the explosive growth of the sport of lacrosse around the country, the need for knowledgeable, experienced coaches is greater than ever before. US Lacrosse is committed to providing opportunities to develop these important leaders, through online offerings, clinics and comprehensive certification.
The US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program provides you with all the tools you need to be a successful coach.
Learn more about the US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program.
It is our belief that a successful coach...
• is motivational and inspires athletes to improve and work hard,
• is knowledgeable about the skills and tactics of the sport,
• is relational and excellent at communicating with players and parents,
• possesses good character and is a positive role model.
US Lacrosse will help you achieve these goals, whether you played the game, have coached for many years, or are just volunteering for your child's program.
US Lacrosse is proud to partner with the Positive Coaching Alliance to increase your ability to not only help your players with games, but to teach them important life lessons through the sport of lacrosse.
â–º Looking to get involved in coaching youth? Contact your local chapter.
â–º Looking for high school or college opportunities?
â–º Want to learn about the premier coaches education event for coaches at all levels?
Visit the US Lacrosse National Convention page.
Sources: US Lacrosse and V3 Lacrosse - Coastal VA websites.