Coaches

Human Resources

Requirements for Level 1 are as follows:

 

1.       possess a high school diploma or equivalency;

2.       complete the New Mexico activities association's coaches' training program to include state competencies based on the competencies of the national standards for sports coaches (NASPE); and

3.       provide verification of completion of first aid/sport first aid/athletic training as approved by the New Mexico activities association (NMAA).

 

Requirements for Level 2 are as follows:



1.       possess a valid standard level 1 athletic coaching license with at least three years athletic coaching experience at level 1

2.       submit verification by the superintendent of the local school district or governing authority of the private school that the coach has satisfactorily demonstrated the coaches' competencies of the PED; and

3.        provide verification of completion of first aid/sport first aid/athletic training as approved by the New Mexico activities association (NMAA).

 

Requirements for Level 3 are as follows:



1.       possess a valid level 2 athletic coaching license with at least three years athletic coaching experience at level 2;

2.        submit verification by the superintendent of the local school district or governing authority of the private school that the coach has satisfactorily demonstrated the coaches’ competencies of the PED;

3.       possess a New Mexico teaching license with an endorsement in physical education OR hold an undergraduate/graduate minor in coaching consisting of at least 24 semester hours of post-secondary coursework at a regionally accredited college or university OR complete an advanced coaching principles course approved by the PED;

4.       provide verification of completion of first aid/sport first aid/athletic training as approved by the New Mexico activities association (NMAA); and

5.       provide verification of completion of cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training, including training in the use of the automated external defibrillator (AED), as approved by the New Mexico activities association (NMAA).

 


NM Coaching Statute
PED Athletic Coaching Requirements