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DJUSD Coaching Requirements

Senior High Coaches Pre-Employment Checklist

NO ONE may start coaching/working with students until all requirements listed below

have been satisfactorily completed.


Step 1 -  Forms due to Personnel Services:


Employment forms, available from the Personnel Services office, must be completed by all new employees.  Identification such as driver’s license AND social security card OR passport is required; other forms of ID are also acceptable.


Fingerprinting is mandatory for all coaches who are not currently employed by the school district. Please contact the Customer Service Representative to make an appointment for fingerprinting at the District Office, 526 B Street, Davis.  Fingerprinting hours are 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Phone is (530) 757-5300 ext. 101.  You may also pick up the form from Personnel Services and take it to the fingerprinting facility of your choice.


Step 2 -  Proof of completion due to Athletic Secretary:


State-mandated CIF coaching certification classes, “Fundamentals of Coaching” –link provided by Personnel Services; “Concussion in Sports”- online course www.nfhslearn.org/courses

 Sudden Cardiac Arrest www.nfhslearn.org/courses


Current First Aid and CPR certifications are mandatory.  If coaching a water sport, water safety certification is also required.  (Continuing coaches are required to keep certifications up-to-date.)  Courses are offered periodically by the school district and routinely by the American Red Cross.  It is the responsibility of the coach to obtain and maintain certification, and to provide Athletics Department with copies of the appropriate cards.


TB test   New hires: within past 60 days is mandatory; Returning coaches: test valid for 4 years


Mandated Reporter TrainingREQUIRED ANNUALLY within 6 weeks of employment http://educators.mandatedreporterca.com/default.htm


Step 3 - To be completed/signed once above coach requirements have been met:


Variable Services Agreement (VSA) signed by the prospective coach, athletic director, school principal and Personnel Services administrator is required.  Upon approval by the Board of Education, a copy of the VSA is distributed to each party.


Post-Employment Checklist


Head Coaches must schedule an “End of Season Meeting” with the Athletic Director.


Paychecks are distributed on or about the 15th of the final month following completion of services and are mailed to home address on file.

Coaches Stipend Payment Schedule

Davis Senior High School

Coaches Stipend Payment Schedule


All coaching stipends will be paid on the dates listed below.

Coaches that do not have all coaching requirements met will not be paid.



Payment Date


December 15


March 15


June 15