This course helps to fulfill the Coaches Safety Education requirement for USA Swimming and Y USA with a 2 year certification.
Must be at least 15 years of age by the end of the course and must be comfortable in chest-deep water.
The Safety Training for Swim Coaches course offers up-to-date content on safe sport policies, emergency planning and first aid including:
This course includes both an online portion and an in-water skills session. To determine whether you need to complete both parts, please see the chart below for requirements based on current certification status:
|Current Certification Status||Online Course||In-Water Skills Session|
|New coaches or those with expired certifications||3 hours||3 hours|
|Safety Training for Swim Coaches||3 hours||50 minutes|
|Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED*||3 hours||Not Required|
|Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED*||3 hours||Not Required|
*Eligible to enroll in Safety Training for Swim Coaches Online Only Course
The Safety Training for Swim Coaches Online Content Only course is available for those with a current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate.
Includes instructional content, as well as an exam.
Successful course participants must present the online course certificate and their current Lifeguarding or Shallow Water Lifeguarding certificate to their national governing body to help meet their Coaches Safety Education requirement.
Please download, print and complete the Informed Consent and Release of Liability Form. Each participant must bring a completed and signed form to the first session of class in order to participate in any Cincinnati Aquatic Training Services (C.A.T.S.) class or program.
September 23, 2017 - Saturday - Mercy HealthPlex/Anderson - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm