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NYSED Athletic Coaching Education Program (noncredit)


The University at Buffalo’s Millard Fillmore College is excited to announce and to begin offering a NEW Non-Credit New York State Education (NYSED) Department Athletic Coaching Certification Program.  This coaching program has been designed to meet the NYSED requirements needed to apply for a Temporary Coaching License.  


Program Highlights of UB’s NYSED Athletic Coaching Certification Program are:


  • Designed to prepare coaches in all areas necessary to be successful in this challenging work environment.

  • Built for Certified Teacher Coaches and Non-Teacher Coaches.

  • One-stop shop where a coach can complete ALL requirements of the NYSED Coaching Program. Mandated coaching courses are offered with associated workshops/trainings needed to meet coaching certification standards. These workshops and trainings are part of this curriculum for an additional fee that students will pay to the service provider. Click here for a list of associated workshops/trainings including fees.

  • Convenient and accessible: Optimal hybrid learning environment (online content and 2-3 discussion-based classroom sessions). Course content is available online 24/7 anytime, anywhere.

  • Courses are offered in spring, summer, fall and winter terms to fit busy schedules and life's challenges.

  • Upon successful completion of the program, coaches can apply for their NYSED Temporary Coaching License through NYS TEACH System.

  • Affordable: learning materials are available at no cost using the university’s online learning management system.


Athletic Coaching License Requirements

Students in the MFC Athletic Coaching Education Program (noncredit) are required to take the courses listed below to complete this program. This program is designed for students (certified teacher coach and non teacher coach) to meet the New York State Education Department (NYSED) requirements to coach in NYS secondary schools public or private (grades 7-12).


Students must complete the following mandated Millard Fillmore College Coaching Education Program courses. Click the course link to view current schedule of courses. Be sure to check location for each class. If you want to enroll in any of these courses, a credit card is required to complete the registration process.



Registration/Payment of Program Fees/Refund Policy 

For your convenience, you are encouraged to register online. Please have your credit card available to complete the registration process.

We accept the following credit cards: Credit Cards   If you want to register by FAX or mail, please call 829-3131 or email Students registered for noncredit courses may receive a full refund if our office is notified in writing prior to the first day of class. Noncredit course fees will not be refunded starting with the first day of class.



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