Welcome to the OCPRD Coach Corner! 

OCPRD relies on the commitment of hundreds of volunteers to successfully run our youth athletic programs season to season. From the soccer field to the basketball court, you can make a difference in the Oconee community. We created this page for you, the volunteer coach, in hopes that it is a better resource for each and every coaches no matter which season or sport. 

Upcoming season needing coaches - Fall 2018: 
  • Youth Tackle Football and Cheerleading
  • Youth Flag Football
  • Youth Soccer
    • Under 6 Boys and Girls Leagues 
    • Under 8 Boys and Girls Leagues 
    • Under 10 Boys and Girls Leagues  
    • Under 12 Boys and Girls Leagues 
    • Under 15 Boys and Girls Leagues  
Coaching Requirements
All volunteer youth athletic coaches must complete the following:
1. Complete a Volunteer Coaches Application online through Community Pass: 
Form Link: Community Pass
2. Complete and pass online criminal history background check:
Form Link: Oconee County P&R Background Screening Form
Volunteer Eligibility Criteria
3. Complete free online concussion training:
Course Link: CDC Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports
4. Complete the NYSCA Training. 
  • Wednesday, August 8 
  • Wednesday, August 15 
Youth Soccer Rule Clinics
New to soccer? We are hosting a Youth Soccer Rules Clinic to help individuals learn about the game of soccer. All youth athletic leagues coordinated through Oconee County Parks and Recreation are volunteer coach based and all teams will need at minimum one volunteer head coach.
Clinics will be held in the OVP Community Center on:
    • Thursday, August 2 
    • Wednesday, August 8

 OCPRD by the Numbers (Fall 2017 - Spring 2018)
Youth Soccer (Fall)
819 players
82 Volunteer Head Coaches
Youth Flag Football
232 players
22 Volunteer Head Coaches
Youth Tackle Football
241 players
60 Volunteer Coaches 
Youth Basketball 727 players 114 Volunteer Coaches
Youth Soccer (Spring) 1,115 players 152 Volunteer Coaches
Totals 3,134 players 430 Volunteer Coaches

Practice Drills & Ideas - Coming Soon

2018 OCPRD Volunteer Coach Sponsor



National Standards for Youth Sports

NAYS Stacked Logo (2017)

CDC: Head's Up Concussion Training