Required Certifications


Effective August 2018, all PSA Student-Athletes will be required to have the 3-part Pre-Participation documents (Physical Exam, History, Permission to Participate) completed, signed and uploaded into PlanetHS BEFORE participating in any tryout.  It is STRONGLY recommended that these forms be completed PRIOR to any conditioning and off-season practicing but no later than tryouts.  If your SA does not have these forms completed and uploaded into PlanetHS he/she will not be eligible to participate.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

Effective August 2018, all PSA Student-Athletes will be required, every year, to complete three courses prior to the beginning of their sport’s season.  These FREE courses (Concussions for Students, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, “My Choice”) are available at  The SA will have to create an account, search for these courses and add them to the cart and check out.  The courses will then be found under the “My Courses” tab where they can be watched.  At the end of each course, the SA will save the Certificate and then upload it into the “Google Classroom Assignment” for their sport.  If a SA participates in more than one sport, the course need only be completed one time but the certificate will need to be uploaded into each sport’s Google Classroom.


If you are interested in coaching a team with PSA, you must contact the Athletic Director.  The AD will then send a link to create an Arbiter account where all certifications will be uploaded.

Any coach/assistant coach interested in coaching a team at PSA (Trident League, SCHSL sanctioned, or athletic sport) is required to completed the following:

  • PSA Background check
  • Four courses (Concussions, Heat Illness, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Protecting Students from Abuse)
  • Rules Clinic for their specific sport (deadline driven)
  • Fundamentals of Coaching (if you have not taken this before)
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