Steps to Gain GoKids Youth Sports™ Skills Trainer Certification
1. Provide training and certification of the GoKids Youth Sports™ program to parents, elementary school teachers, recreational and youth club coaches.
2. Provide sports skills training, clinics and camps for kids and youth ages 7 and under (Level 1) and ages 8 and up (Level 2).
GoKids Youth Sports™ (GKYS) was created and founded by Hall of Famer Ruth N. Nelson who has over 40 years of experience in volleyball. She has emphasized training kids and youth 12 and under over the past 18 years. She has also created an instructor/trainer certification for the Bring Your Own Parent (BYOP®) Program working with children ages 10 and under and their parents.
STEPS TO BECOME A PROVISIONAL GKYS™ SKILLS TRAINER (internet content will not be available until late Fall 2018)
Step 1: Register for the BYOP® 101 Course.
Step 2: Complete the course and download the Certificate of Completion
Step 3: Register for the Home Training Program Series (HTPS™). This online course is in final production; once it is online, you have 60 days to complete and return certificate.
Step 4: Complete this course and download its Certificate of Completion.
Step 5: Email both Certificates of Completion to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 6: Submit your completed Application, Non-Disclosure Agreement, and GoKids Youth Sports Trainer End User License Agreement, along with $100 US nonrefundable Application fee made payable to brvc, LLC to P.O. Box 702505, Dallas, TX 75370.
Step 7: Upon acceptance of your Application, and payment of a membership fee of $350 (year 1 members ONLY), you will receive a 3-year provisional membership. Members will receive an 8-week GoKids Youth Sports training plan for Level 1 and Level 2, limited access (password protected) to the GoKids Youth Sports™ Website portal for updates on and/or teaching/training materials and video clips for 3 years, and access to the GoKids-Youth Sports online store.
ADDITONAL STEPS TO BECOME A CERTIFIED GKYS™ CERTIFIED SKILLS TRAINER
FULL ACCESS TO ALL CONTENT FOR 3 YEARS FOR JUST $150 MORE (when registering for the in-person certifcation program)*
Step 8: After becoming a Provisional GKYS™ Skills Trainer, register to participate in the GKYS™ Trainer Certification Course in-person.
Step 9: Attend and complete the GKYS™ Skills Trainer Certification Course, including both classroom and on-court training. In addition to all the benefits associated with becoming a Provisional GKYS™ Skills Trainer, Certified GKYS™ Skills Trainers have access (password protected) to all content on the GKYS™ Skills Trainer website portal for 3 years.
Step 10: Re-certification may be done at any of the Certified GoKids Youth Sports™ Certification locations which will be listed on website.
Level 1 (Ages 7 and under): Beginner; Intermediate; Advanced
Level 2 (Ages 8 and up): Beginner; Intermediate; Advanced
* Skills Trainers fee will vary from year to year so check rates that apply for your certification year.
This application and yearly requirements will be updated on a regular basis , please check for newest update.