Athletics Coaching Certification

  • Welcome to the Coaching Certification area for Alachua County Public Schools.

    The steps to getting certified are mulit-leveled. If you need guidance please contact our office.  


Contact Us

  • Gary Pigott, TSA

    Email: pigottgv

    Crista Shaffer, Supervisor II
    Athletics, PE and Driver's Education

    Email: shaffercc

    Arlene Rudd, Executive Assistant


    Phone: 352-955-7035

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Certification Courses Request

  •  To register for Code of Ethics, Child Abuse Awareness and Drug Abuse Awarenes courses, submit the form below.

    Alachua County Public Schools offers the courses at no charge to you.

    Sign Up for Courses

List of requirements

    1. NFHS Courses
      • Sportsmanship
      • Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs
      • Concussion in Sports
      • Heat Illness Prevention
      • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
      • Sports Nutrition
      • CPR First Aid Certification

    2. Courses hosted by ACPS
      • Code of Ethics
      • Child Abuse Awareness
      • Drug Abuse Awareness

    3. On-site training with certified coaches

Coaching Packet

    Please contact your school Athletic Director for more information about the certification procedures.  Thank you for your interest in serving the students of ACPS.