certification for youth sports administrators

BONUS WEBINARS TO ENHANCE ONLINE ACADEMY EXPERIENCE*

* Included in your Online Academy registration!


The Online Academy for Youth Sports Administrators is the primary content and resource location for youth sports administrators who are interested in earning their Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential. This professional development course provides a comprehensive foundation designed to raise 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 review materials and information presented in nine sections. CYSA candidates are provided 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. ALL candidates must successfully complete the Online Academy to earn the CYSA!

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).
  • Access to valuable downloadable forms, resources and materials.
  • No travel expenses or time out of the office.
  • Once certified, CYSAs have 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. Also, visit the Special Opportunities Page to learn about the Bonus Webinars that are offered periodically.

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UPCOMING SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES TO EARN THE CYSA DESIGNATION

 

October 20, 2022 (Wednesday) NAYS BONUS WEBINAR plus Online Access 12pm - 3pm ET (9am - 12pm PT)

NAYS will include a Special 3-hour webinar for any Online Academy registrant to enhance and prepare CYSA candidates. After the webinar, participants will gain access to the Online Academy to complete the certification process.

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November 17, 2022 (Thursday) Special In-Person Academy session during the NAYS Youth Sports Congress/AB Show

NAYS will host a special Academy session for general NAYS Youth Sports Congress registrants followed by access to the Online Academy to complete the certification process. General + Certification registrants will participate in the NAYS Youth Sports Congress and AB Show educational sessions, keynotes, receptions, expo and more. Visit the NAYS Youth Sports Congress page for detailed information about the entire event that will take place in Orlando, FL November 16-19, 2022.

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February 16, 2023 (Thursday) MPRA/NAYS BONUS Onsite Academy plus Online Access (final times TBD) - Lake Ozark, MO

NAYS will again partner with the Missouri Park and Recreation Association (MPRA) to host an in-person Academy session as part of the MPRA Annual Conference in Lake Ozark, Missouri. Registration will be conducted by MPRA. The onsite portion is designed to enhance the educational experience and afterwards, participants will gain access to the Online Academy to complete the certification process.

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April 3, 2023 (Monday) CPRS/NAYS BONUS Onsite Academy plus Online Access (final times TBD) - San Diego Convention Center, CA

The CPRS Recreation Section and NAYS will be offering a pre-conference certification opportunity at in San Diego. NAYS and the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) will host an in-person Academy session as part of the CPRS Annual Conference in San Diego, CA. The onsite portion is designed to enhance the educational experience and afterwards, participants will gain access to the Online Academy to complete the certification process.

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Please email academy@nays.org for group and student rates or for any additional information.