All coaches who do not hold a valid Florida Educator’s Certificate must hold either a three-year or five-year Florida Athletic Coaching Certificate.
Three-year Athletic Coaching Certificate:
Only one three-year, nonrenewable certificate covering Athletic Coaching may be issued to an individual who:
Submits an application and processing fee, which is currently $75.00 (www.fldoe.org/edcert/apply.asp )
Obtains employment and fingerprint results processed by FDLE and FBI. Fingerprints are processed after an offer of employment is made and accepted.
The course requirements may be met through college coursework or through the Athletic Coaching Endorsement program approved through the School District of Indian River County’s Master Inservice Plan. For information regarding the coursework, please contact Professional Development at (772) 564-3032.