The Registration "Lakes Area Recreation Association Coach's Corner" is not currently available.
All Head or Lead coaches must complete a background check to be eligable to coach in any of our programs.
Background Checks are valid for 3 years. Below is a list of current coaches background checks.
Minnesota Legislature's New "Concussion Law" Requires Online Training for All Coaches and Officials and Concussion Education for all Parents and Athletes Starting this Fall
The Minnesota Legislature recently passed a "Concussion Law" which requires any municipality, business, school district or nonprofit organization that organizes a youth athletic activity and charges a fee to follow the statute's requirements, including implementing concussion training and education to improve player safety and establish safe return-to-play policies for athletes who sustain a concussion.
The law mandates that:
The Concussion Education we recommend for coaches and officials is the online video training session developed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Federation of State High Schools. This course requires registration but is free. Over 200,000 coaches and officials have already successfully completed this course. The training process involves watching a video and then successfully completing a quiz. The entire training module can be completed in a little over a half an hour and then participants can print out a certificate on their desktop or print and scan the certificate to create a digital file.
Click here to order and view the free course "Concussion in sports, what you need to know - Mn. (you will need to register for an account if you do not already have one)
Certificates of Completion must be emailed or mailed to LARA prior to your first game.
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