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NAYS Special Onsite Academy/CYSA Training Opportunity
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When: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
10:00 AM
Where: Mecklenburg County Sportsplex
2425 Sports Parkway
Matthews, North Carolina  28105
United States

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NAYS Special Onsite Academy/CYSA Training Opportunity



The National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) will offer a special onsite Academy for Youth Sports Administrators for professionals pursuing the Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential. NAYS believe that every community should have at least one CYSA overseeing organized youth sports programs.

After a full day of hands-on training, participants will complete the certification process via the Online Academy system. This allows participants to experience both the Onsite and Online Academy, have an opportunity to meet the NAYS Academy faculty and to network with other youth sports professionals from around the Carolinas.

Completing the Academy gives youth sports administrators a strong foundation of knowledge on issues pertaining to overseeing youth sports programs in today’s ever-changing environment. Some of the topics covered through the Academy are youth sports philosophy, professional development, volunteer management, child abuse prevention, parent management, conflict resolution, insurance and risk management, program evaluation and marketing. More than 4,700 professionals from around the world have earned this important certification.


Onsite Academy Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarize the evolution of youth sports and analyze the current youth sports environment in each participants community
  • Discuss the important of establishing and promoting an appropriate youth sports philosophy
  • List policies and procedures as a backbone of all youth sports programs
  • Examine parental roles and responsibilities in youth sports
  • Outline a comprehensive volunteer screening process



Administrators in key decision-making positions within public agencies providing parks, recreation and similar community services, Sports Leagues Directors & field management staff.



$325 for Members.  $399 for non-members. - Lunch Included. 



The following Hotels are within a short drive of the training. 

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charlotte I-485 at Highway 74E, NC
2001 Mt. Harmony Church Road, Matthews, North Carolina 28104
Phone (704) 846-8000


Quality Inn & Suites Matthews - Charlotte
12047 Guion Lane, Matthews, NC, 28105
Phone (704) 821-9800


Courtyard by Marriott - Charlotte Matthews
11425 East Independence Blvd, Matthews, North Carolina 28105


Refund Policy:

Cancellations prior to Nov. 1 2019 subject to $50 cancellation fee; Cancellations between Nov.1 - Dec.10, 2019 eligible for 50% refund; No refunds after Dec. 10, 2019. In addition, all credit card refunds subject to $6.95 processing fee.


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