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Online Academy

The Online Academy for Youth Sports Administrators is the principle content and resource location for professional youth sports administrators who are interested in earning their Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential. Without leaving your office or home, candidates can experience the comprehensive foundation course designed to raise their professionalism and youth sports knowledge.

The Online Academy is an internet-based training program that includes dynamic content, video presentations, downloadable resources, and more. Once registered, participants are provided log in information to review materials presented in nine sections. Candidates are given 60 days to complete the entire certification process. To provide greater flexibility, the Online Academy is presented in a flexible way to allow participants to review the materials (and submit exams) in any order, at any time.

Online Academy benefits:

  • Start anytime from anywhere!
  • A self-paced and flexible learning environment.
  • An interactive web-based training with easy navigation.
  • No software to install, download or run.
  • Log in at your convenience (two months to complete the exam and then continued access for your entire CYSA Cycle).
  • Network with other CYSAs within the CYSA Area of the Online Academy.
  • Access to valuable downloadable forms, resources and materials.
  • No travel expenses or time out of the office.
  • Continued online access to the CYSA Area for your entire two-year CYSA cycle, including the CYSA Forum, the CYSA Share Area, and more.
  • Gain essential information to help improve your programs.
  • Become a leader in your community.
  • Demonstrate your professional commitment to the field of youth sports.
  • Become part of an elite group of professionals that have also earned the CYSA designation!

The regular tuition for the Online Academy is $395. This fee includes all online materials, the exam, a certificate upon completion as well as a polo shirt and continued access to the CYSA Area for the entire two-year initial CYSA Cycle.

Register for the Online Academy

Please send an email to academy@nays.org for additional information at any time.