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Andy Mink

Andy Mink

Coach Development Director

Phone: 518-428-7240

Click the envelope above to submit a question to our coaching development cadre

IMPACT Program Information

  • Required of all coaches to be placed on a Juniors roster
  • Is 4.5 hours for an in-person clinic with no test at the end of the program
  • Is (2) 3-hour days (Mountain Standard Time) for an online webinar with a test at the end of the program
  • USAV also accepts some courses as equivalent to the IMPACT training. Please see their statement here.
  • USAV now offers a FREE On-Demand course for all registered members!
  • Please note that IMPACT training no longer includes SafeSport certification. Safesport training can be found here here.

CAP Program Information

  • Typically offered in IREVA one weekend in November Bi-Annually.
  • Any CAP certified coach on a roster at IREVA Junior Regional's will receive a $100 subsidy at the end of the season. This subsidy is ongoing and is not a one time payment.
  • IMPACT is a requirement and is usually offered the Friday evening prior to the CAP event
  • Coaches will be on the court and in the classroom with 2 or more USAV Cadre
  • Coaches will have the opportunity to choose the modules that interest them
  • USAV offers multiple tiers of CAP (I, II, III, IV, V)

All USAV Coaching Education Opportunities

http://www.teamusa.org/usa-volleyball/education/coaching-education-programs 
Also check out the NFHS Learning Center at http://nfhslearn.com/welcome. There are courses aimed at students, parents, coaches, officials, and administrators. 

There is free online concussion training available at https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html
*USAV recommends that IREVA coaches review this (<30 minutes) 
*NYS Public Schools require this of all their coaches. 

Learn and share best practices for staging a 60-90 minute first experience in volleyball for ages 18& under as part of USA Volleyball's Open Court program with this webinar