Coaching Requirements

Please click on the below tabs to learn more about the coaching requirements for each of our programs.

  1. Work with the sessions leads to execute session plans.
  2. Commit to being at practice each week.
  3. Possess basic understanding of basketball.

Please remember that the Diocese has instituted a zero tolerance policy.  The Diocese is being audited and that means we will be too.  Any coaches who cannot get these requirements completed before the season starts will not be able to coach this year.

There are a several requirements that need to be satisfied before we get started this season with coaching.

There are requirements of all coaches - without these you cannot coach in this program.

  1. VIRTUS training (one time)
  2. Fingerprinting/background check (every 3 years)
  3. National Federation of State High School Associations ( trainings. (one time)
  4. Diocesan volunteer recordkeeping requirements (one time)


This is a one time classroom training requirement with follow-up articles sent to your email.

To register for offered sessions simply follow this link and then select a session that works in your schedule. 

Fingerprinting and background check

If you are brand new to the program then you will need to complete below form and schedule an appointment for fingerprinting. 

The background check is good for 3 years.  This does not mean you have to be fingerprinted again!  Visit the Parish Office and see the office manager to sign the blue form.  MMOG takes care of the rest!

Service Code: 2F1J3Y

Contributor Case Number: MET036

NFHSLearn training sessions

The final requirement for all coaches to complete is a series of 3 online training sessions.  First you will need to go to and register for an account.  Once you have your account then you will need to add the following 3 courses to your course list and complete them.

Once you have completed the courses print out your certificates and send or deliver them to the Parish Office or email as an attachment to

Diocesan Volunteer Recordkeeping Requirements

Volunteer Application

Please complete this application and send it to the Parish Office.

Diocesan Volunteer Application

Code of Pastoral Conduct Acknowledgement

Please read the Code of Pastoral Conduct at this link.

Code Of PastoralConduct

When you have completed this then fill out the acknowledgement form and return to the Parish Office.

Pastoral Conduct Acknowledgement

Coaches Responsibilities

Please read, sign and return this form to the Parish Office.

Coaches Responsibilities

Next Steps:

We will be sending a link to the Smartsheet so that you know what your status is for each of these requirements.  If there are any other coaches please let us know ASAP in order to give them time to meet all of these requirements as well; you can do this by emailing

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