Coach Requirements | Warren Youth Basketball Association


Anyone interested in becoming a coach for travel or recreational basketball is required to meet the requirements below. 





Register Online -

  • Coaches must register each season - click here

RUTGERS Safety Course - 

  • Coaches must complete the RUTGERS Safety course 

  • Strongly encouraged for High School coaches

  • To locate a Rutgers Safety course - click here


CPR/AED Certified –

  • All coaches must be certified every two years 

  • Strongly encouraged for High School coaches

  • To find a local CPR/AED class - click here or Red Cross


Fingerprinting - 

  • Fingerprinting is MANDATORY for all adult coaches. Anyone that was fingerprinted prior to 2009 MUST be refingerprinted (required by Warren Recreation).

  • For instructions for fingerprinting - click here 


Background Check -

  • Any coach who was fingerprinted more than 3 years ago must submit to a background check

  • To submit your background check - click here 


Concussion Training -

  • All coaches must complete online concussion training 

  • Strongly encouraged for High School coaches

  • To access the concussion training site - click here


High School Coaches -

  • WYBA allows for high school students to participate as coaches 

  • All high school coaches must have a fully certified adult coach as a coach on their team

  • This adult coach MUST be present at all practices and games


Any questions, please direct them to: Kristen Allgor, Director of Safety at  

  • Proof of requirements is required prior to the first game

  • WYBA will reimburse coaches for requirement registration fees

  • Please scan & e-mail copies of all certifications or receipts for reimbursement to: or mail to: Warren Youth Basketball Association, PO Box 4533, Warren, New Jersey 07059

  • The Warren Recreation website provides additional information/resources regarding these requirements