Coaches Education

All CCPS coaches need the following classes in order to be eligible to coach a team at Huntingtown High School

1)  Athletic Care and Prevention Course – See your Athletic Director for dates and times. (Must be completed in first  year of coaching)  Care and Prevention Refresher Course for coaches that have been coaching for five or more year!

The requirements of the Care and Prevention Refresher Certification include:

Required Courses (all free of charge)

  • Maryland State Component
  • Concussion in Sports
  • Heat Illness Prevention
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • One Elective Class from the list below.

Elective Classes (needed 1)

  • ACL Prevention
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Protecting Students from Abuse.
  • Understanding Vaping and E-Cigarettes
  • Student Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
  • Appearance of Performance Enhancing Drugs and Substances
  • Bullying, Hazing and Inappropriate Behaviors
  • Strength and Conditioning ($)

2) Concussion class from the website. (Class needs to be taken each year)

3) Heat Illness Prevention from the website. (Class needs to be taken each year)

4) Sudden Cardiac Arrest from the website. (Class needs to be taken each year)

5) Mandatory Varsity Head Coaches Test at (This exam needs to be taken each year, and the answer to the test can be found in the MPSSAA Handbook, Calvert County Handbook, and SMAC Constitution )

6) What is a Credentialed Coach?  Please click on the link below for more details.


Classes offered on the website are offered free of charge.  Please sign up for the course and place it into your account.  The price will reflect $0.00.  Proceed to your cart and purchase.  Certificates of completion must be turned into your Athletic Director prior to the start of each season.